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Attractive large medieval European Iron battle axe, 12th.-14th. cent.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: European Medieval: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1461531
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A very attractive early type of battle axe, made in the Medieval Crusader period of Europe, 12th.-14th. century.

The axe rather large and heavy for a battle type with reenforced socket and a broad triangular blade, developed from the Viking period types.

Size: 18,5 cm. long and with the blade being c. 12 cm. wide (max).

Condition: Choice and completely intact, fine fresh metal for the early type and with an attractive 'pitted' surface from buriel.

Provenance: Danish Private collection of Grethe Pedersen, Ledøje, Denmark, ca. 1950-1997. Purchased at antique dealer Ole Jensen, 1960s.