Antique Medieval Viking Battle Axe Head 10th-11th century A.D.
Authentic antique Medieval Viking battle axe head circa 10th-11th century A.D. The slender axe head flaring to the slightly curved edge, eared socket with oval aperture and flat rectangular poll.
Overall length: 19.5 cm (8 1/2 inches)
Cutting edge: 5.2 cm (2.05 inches)
Weight: 713 grams
PROVENANCE: A similar Viking battle axe is published in the Bonhams catalog: Antique Arms, Armor, and Modern Sporting Guns, June 2, 2009, San Francisco, lot 3001, with the title "Viking battle axe head 11th century". It was sold for US$ 3,217. Please see the link below.
We will provide the buyer with a copy of the page from the mentioned reference together with a certificate of authenticity.