CE12 Maori Hand Axe or Patu


Item #                 .CE12

Description      .A Maori Patu or Hand Axe made from an animal jawbone that has been decorated with Maori symbols and features a Maori defying several 1850 period British Redcoat Soldiers (red fading). The jawbone is quite old with several teeth loose and was bought from a New Zealand Expat whose family had owned it since the early 20th century. For a similar example see ‘Arms and Armour’ by Frederic Wilkinson Page 147.

Size                       .34cm * 8cm (13″ * 20″)

Price                    USD$750

SKU: CE12 Category: