Lot 1167: Viking Bearded Axehead
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-12th century AD. An iron axehead with narrow hooked blade, curved edge, lozenge wings to the socket, hammer-head to the rear. 571 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.