Lot 106
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Eastern Presentation Wood and Metal Pipe Tomahawk

Estimate
15,000 - 18,000 USD
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Description

  • tiger maple wood, metal
composed of a tiger maple wood haft of narrow oval section, decorated with German silver bands alternating with inlaid silver stars and a heart on each side, surmounted by a fine steel head with barrel-shaped bowl, the expanding blade engraved with a brass crescent moon on one side, and an oval medallion on the reverse; fined aged patina overall.

Provenance

John Baldwin
John Painter Collection, Cincinnati, OH
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Literature

Hartzler & Knowles, 1995, Indian Tomahawks and Frontiersman Belt Axes, illustrated
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