Lot 1171: 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 bevelled edge with square chin and spur to the underside, socket with lateral flanges. 636 grams, 17.5cm (6 3/4"). 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.