Lot 6098

A Viking ceremonial axe, 10th century

Antiquities, Poster Collection of Engelhardt, Antique Arms & Armour | O91apa | Online auction | 604 Lots

Description

Rare large axe with a long, four-holed blade. The profiled neck with a hemispherical end. The shaft hole reinforced on both sides. Excellent iron substance. Preserved without additions. Length 24.5 cm.

Provenance: South German private collection, acquired in the early 2000s on art markets in North Rhine-Westphalia, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction starts on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022 at 10 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from 26 - 29 Jan. 2022 in our auction rooms at Bretonischer Ring 3 in 85630 Grasbrunn / Munich from 11 am to 5 pm (CET).