Lot 805: Stone Age Drilled Axe-Hammer
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Neolithic, 4th-2nd millennium BC. A ground diorite axehead with median swelling, round sand-drilled mounting hole, raised median rib to the upper face, square-section butt. Cf. Glob, P.V. Danske Oldsager: Yngre Stenalder, Copenhagen, 1952, item 336. 555 grams, 12.5cm (5"). Property of an Essex gentleman; acquired on the European art market. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Very fine condition.