Through the course of human history, commonplace objects have been pressed into service as weapons. The Medieval Axes are no exception. Battle axes were common in Europe during the migration period, the subsequent Viking Age and during the better part of the middle ages. The Battle Axe, as a weapon, continued to be used throughout the Middle Ages, especially among the common soldiers who relied on the axe as not only a Weapon, but also as an important tool for everyday tasks (ie, cutting wood for cooking). By the 16th century however, the used of the battle axe phased out as military tactics began the use of gunpowder….read more….
Norse Fantasy Viking Axe (#1746)
This Viking axe sits at the balance point between form and function. While reputed as a fierce weapon, the Viking axe was, at times, decorated with intricate, artistic designs and carefully created knot work. Similarly to the Viking sword and jewellery, the surviving relics of the Viking age point to an important level of appreciation to art that runs counter to the popular perception of Vikings as barbarians. The Norse Viking axe is inspired by Norse sagas and historical counter parts. Mainly fantasy in nature, the head depicts a great serpent in mammen style knot work. The Norse Viking axe head is 8” wide and 11” long. The total length is 34″
.$ 250.00–$ 270.00
Barbarian Fantasy Battle Axe (1747)
This massive axe is obviously not an historical piece, but rather a fun interpretation of what could only be described as a “barbarian” or “Executioner” axe. Weighing a total of 12 lbs ! The axe is 48 inches long.$ 250.00–$ 290.00
Danish Viking Axe (#1743)
The axe is one of the first tools to be manufactured by humankind. The simplicity of its construction and its inherent versatility means that axes have been an integral part of every human culture.
Axes however are associated to the Vikings$ 275.00–$ 310.00
13th Century Bardiche (#1745)
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The terror of the Medieval battlefield was the mounted knight, the ground quaking as they charged on their war horses across the field, slamming into their enemy and forcing them into flight….read more$ 295.00–$ 335.00