Object Title

Axe

Axe

Date

1500-1599

Object Number

VIII.37

Provenance

Not recorded in IBE. Tower Arsenal?

Physical Description

Heavy socketed head with grooved hammer back, the blade deeper below the socket than above with a curved feature on the lower edge. The blade is pierced and etched with a rampant lion. Modern haft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 616 mm (24.25 in) Weight: 3 lb 10 oz

Associations

Places Scandinavia

Bibliographic References

C ffoulkes, Inventory and Survey of the Armouries of the Tower of London, London, 1916, vol. II p.257 (illus).