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Vintage IRON ART Copenhagen Denmark Bronze Casket Box 1219 Crusades:
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Vintage IRON ART Copenhagen Denmark Bronze Casket Box 1219 Crusades A bronze iron art casket Humidor / Trinket box from Denmark commemorating the 1219 Danish victory at the Battle of Lyndanisse. Beautifully detailed with scenes from the battle of Lyndanisse with the Danish Bishop Sunesan in 1219. The box is lined in fine grained wood, wonderful patina inside and out. Box measures 3.5 inches (9 cm) wide, 7.5 inches (19.5 cm) long, and 3.5 inches (9 cm) high. It is stamped on the rear side "Iron Art, Copenhagen,Denmark". In keeping with it's age this piece is in very good to excellent condition with no issues to speak of. The inside of the lid has a brief description of the legend, in Danish on the left and English on the right. There is a banner reading "15.Juni Anno 1219 June15th". The English text reads . . . "During King Valdemar Sojrs Crusade in Esthonia,when the Danes were at the most defeated they called on God for help. They received as a token of grace-a flag, dropped down from the sky marked with a white cross on a red ground. and a voice was heard to say: "When this flag is raised on high, ye will assuredly overcome your foes".
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