Lot 1165: Viking Long Bearded Axehead
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. A small hand-forged iron axehead with hooked blade, slightly curved edge, socket with lateral flanges and rectangular hammer extension to the rear. 545 grams, 15.5cm (6"). 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.