Two Hungarian shaft-hole axes
- Art Funded
- 22 cm & 20.4 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £10,000 (Total: £15,000)
- Artemis Group (Fine Art), through Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd
Axeheads are decorated with designs made up of a complex array of geometric and curvilinear motifs.
Found in Hungary, 19th century AD; Talbot Ready; General Pitt Rivers; possibly sold by Mrs Stella Pitt Rivers after WWII; passed through the collection of Lord McAlpine during 1980s.