Lot 1172: Viking Angular Butted and Splayed 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, socket with angled to the exterior. 847 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.