Lot 1168: Viking Angular Butted and Bearded Axehead
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. An iron axehead with triangular-section blade widening to a broad bevelled edge with square chin, socket with lateral flanges. 670 grams, 17cm (7"). Property of a London businessman, from his grandfather's collection formed after World War II; thence by descent 1972.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition, cleaned and conserved.