Lot 803: Stone Age Polished Axehead
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Neolithic, 4th-2nd millennium BC. A large knapped and polished flint axehead with broad curved cutting edge and narrow butt. Cf. Evans, J. The Ancient Stone Implements, Weapons and Ornaments of Great Britain, London, 1897, item 44. 547 grams, 15cm (6"). Property of a London businessman, from his grandfather's collection formed after World War II; thence by descent 1972.
Condition Report: Fine condition.