Lot 1174: Viking Long Axehead
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 11th-13th century AD. A large hand-forged iron axehead with triangular-section blade extending to a narrow curved edge, socket with lateral flanges and broad extension to the rear. 859 grams, 18cm (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.