Lot 1650: Viking Bearded Axehead
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A hand-forged iron axehead with swept upper face to the gently curved blade, square chin, D-shaped socket with lateral extensions, square butt. Cf. Arbman, H. Birka I: Die Gr?ber, Uppsala, 1940, plate 14. 502 grams, 13.5cm (5 1/4"). Property of an American collector; acquired 1980-2000.
Condition Report: Fine condition.