Viking Iron Axe

£250.00

Ca. 1000–1200 AD. Viking Age. An iron axe head with a curved beard and cutting hedge, narrow circular socket, and heavy hammer end. The blade to one side and the hammer to the other side suggest its use as a multi-purpose tool. Good condition; custom-made stand included. For more information on Viking axes, see Hubbard, B. (2016) The Viking Warrior. London: Amber Books Ltd, 139–141.

Size: L:60mm / W:212mm ; 500g

Provenance: Private London collection; formerly acquired on the UK and European art market 1980-2000.

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