A classic old Polynesian - Cook Islands ceremonial adze. Note the missing small segment towards the end of the shaft.About 4 inches missing; broke off a long time ago. The usual age cracks here and there; minor losses to sennit coir bindings. Overall, this specimen is in fantastic solid condition for its old age! The stone blade is all original and it too is in great condition.
Just examine photos for best description. This is a beautiful old Polynesian object! 32 inches / 81 cms. 10 inches / 25 cms. 6 inches / 15 cms.
The item "Old Polynesian (Cook Islands) Ceremonial Adze. 19th century (1870s or older)" is in sale since Sunday, May 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "skeletonsandbunnies" and is located in North Vancouver, British Columbia. This item can be shipped to United States.