Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

Sammon taonta / The forging of Sampo-Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Sampo is forged by ilmarinen, a legendary smith as a task set by Louhi in return for her daughter's hand. Sampo was a magical artifact of inderterminate type that brought good fortune to its holder. When the Sampo was stolen, it is said that Ilmarinen's homeland fell upon hard times and sent an expedition to retrieve it, but in the ensuing battle it was smashed and lost at sea.

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Kansallisgalleria - Taidekokoelmat - Sammon taonta

Kansallisgalleria - Taidekokoelmat - Sammon taonta

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38-8904 | Härmän Taonta vesakkoraivain

Sammon taonta

Sammon taonta

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Door Knocker from Finnish blacksmith Jesse Sippola. oshipala.com

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Taidesepän päiväkirja, Art blacksmith`s diary

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