Lot 1651: Viking Pierced Axehead with Laten Inlay
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 9th-11th century AD. An iron axehead with triangular-section narrow blade widening to a broad beveled edge with square chin, socket with lateral flanges and rectangular panel to the rear inlaid with small gold discs. 213 grams, 11cm (4 1/4"). Acquired on the German art market in the 1990s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.