Lot 839: Bronze Age Socketted Axehead
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2nd millennium BC. A bronze socketted axehead or hammer with thick collar to the mouth, gently tapering body with raised transverse line and concentric chevrons to each face, stepped profile; casting seams to the long edges, Cf. Schmidt, P.K. & Burgess, C.B. The Axes of Scotland and Northern England, Prähistorische Bronzefunde, Ab. IX, vol. 7, Munich, 1981, item 1011. 213 grams, 86mm (3 1/2"). Property of a gentleman; acquired in the late 1960s-early 1970s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.