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Museum Quality Viking Ship Wooden Model of the Ose ...

1 6th Ave N, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379 / Phone: 952-261-4942

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Museum Quality Viking Ship Wooden Model of the Oseberg

Lot # 15


ONE-OF-A-KIND scratch-built model of the famous Viking ship Oseberg, 4 feet 4 inches long, 12 inches wide and 30 inches tall in a custom Plexiglas display case.  The wooden ship is named the WHITE RAVEN, or “HVIT RAVNR” in Old Norse and took over 300 hours for the master craftsman to build.  The cloth sail is hand-stitched and is a circa-correct rendition of a white raven.  Authentic Old Norse artwork also decorates the 30 hand-painted shields that line the gunnel rails. 

An elaborate dragon’s head accents the bow, with purple and blue colors indicating royalty, as only the richest Vikings had quantities of these dye colors derived from rare shellfish.  The gilded wings of the elaborate dragon’s head set off a magnificent ship with hull lines faithful to the Oseberg, and when viewed from the front, the accurate lines of the masterful Viking ship are spectacular.  A dragon’s tail completes the classic lines of this artful craft.

The Plexiglas case is 56” L x 16” W x 33” H.  The Oseberg model and display case are of strict Museum Quality. 

Auction Estimate: $3000 - $6000


History of the Oseberg Burial Ship

The famous Norwegian Viking ship, the Oseberg ship, was built in AD 820, buried in a grave mound 14 years later, and excavated in 1904. 

The burial mound consisted of an astonishingly well-preserved Viking ship that contained the remains of two women along with a wide array of accompanying grave goods. This vessel, which is widely celebrated as one of the finest finds of the Viking Age, had been buried within a large mound or haugr.

The burial mound measured approximately 40m long by 6.5m high and it completely covered the boat. The conditions within the mound were particularly damp and this meant that the ship and its contents survived nearly intact. Constructed primarily out of oak planks, the vessel measured 21.40m long by 5.10m wide. Its bow and stern were covered in elaborate carvings, while it contained 15 pairs of oar holes which meant up to 30 men could row the ship as required.

Centrally placed on the ship were the skeletons of two women whose remains had been placed in a specially built wooden tent. One of the woman was in her eighties and this was reflected in the condition of her bones which showed that she had suffered badly from arthritis during her final years. The second woman was younger and had died in her early fifties. The connection between the two women is unclear; it is possible that they were related or more sinisterly represent the remains of a noble woman interred with her sacrificed slave. Indeed, some have speculated that one of the women may be Queen Åsa, the grandmother of Norway’s first king.  Radiocarbon analysis of the women’s bones indicated that they died c. 1220±40 and 1230±40.



Lot Category: Household & Estate > Collectibles

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2.  DAY REMOVAL IS ON MONDAY, JULY 15th from 9am to 6pm.  WE CAN HOLD ITEMS FOR UP TO 2 WEEKS, BUT PAYMENT IS STILL DUE ON THE REMOVAL DATE.

3.  LATE PAYMENT FEE $10

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Inspection:

By Appointment Only

Auction Closing:

Sun, Jul 14, 2019 07:05 pm

Removal:

Mon, Jul 15, 2019 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Bidding Increments:


Range Increment 
$0.01 - $75.00$1.00
$75.01 - $150.00$5.00
$150.01 - $250.00$10.00
$250.01 - $500.00$25.00
$500.01 - $1,000.00$50.00
$1,000.01 - $5,000.00$75.00
$5,000.01 - $50,000.00$100.00
$50,000.01 - $75,000.00$250.00
$75,000.01 - $100,000.00$500.00
$100,000.01 - $2,500,000.00$1,000.00



Buyer's Premium


Hammer Price TierBuyer's PremiumCap
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$5,000.00 - infinity 10.00%$1,000.00


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This auction is contracted and managed by an independent affiliate. By placing a bid on this auction, you are agreeing to the auction specific terms listed on this page in additions to the K-BID user terms and agreements.  

K-BID Online, Inc. (K-BID) is responsible for maintaining the K-BID.com website.  K-BID.com serves as the venue used by independent auction companies (Affiliates) to present their online auctions to bidders.  

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Inspection dates/times are available for every auction. Bidders are strongly encouraged to inspect prior to placing bids. Removal day is not inspection day. When an auction ends, and the winning bidder invoice appears on the bidder’s dashboard, the bidder is obligated to honor their bid(s).

Every auction item is sold “as is, where is” with no guarantees or warranties. You are responsible for inspecting items prior to purchase.

Bidders are responsible for knowing and complying with auction terms. Failure to comply with removal terms may result in bidding privileges being disabled.  Once a bid is placed it cannot be retracted.

Sellers and their agents are prohibited from bidding on their own assets.

Items with a reserve will not be sold unless the reserve price has been met.

At the close of the auction, active items will remain open until no bids have been received for three minutes.

Applicable sales tax will be collected by the affiliate managing the auction.  

In the event that bidding rights are terminated due to no-show invoices, bidders MAY be reinstated at the discretion of K-BID only after a penalty fee of 20% of the unpaid invoice(s) and a reinstatement fee of $25.00 has been paid to K-BID and a scanned copy of your driver's license emailed to us. INVOICED ITEMS WILL NOT BE AWARDED. The payment is punitive and meant to deter no-shows. Duplicate bidder accounts will be deactivated when they are determined to exist. If possible and at our discretion, K-BID reserves the right to delete any bid we believe has been placed by a suspect bidder. Any registration that shows up on our fraud detection system may be placed on hold and bids removed until the user is verified. K-BID Online, Inc reserves the right to disallow anybody from bidding on its website. Cases of obvious bidding with no intent to redeem will be referred to appropriate legal authorities.

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Once an auction begins its closing process, outbid notifications will not be sent.

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1 6th Ave N
Sauk Rapids
MN, 56379

952-261-4942




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