Lot 1573: Viking Long Hooked Axehead
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 10th-12th century AD. An iron axehead with broad curved flat edge and pierced central hole, extension to rear of the socket. 480 grams, 16.2cm (6 1/4"). Property of a London businessman, from his grandfather's collection formed after World War II; thence by descent 1972.
Condition Report: Extremely fine condition, professionally cleaned and conserved.