This is a simple, but unique Adze from the Matty Islands, Wuvulu Province, Papua New Guinea. This Adze has a Cutting Splitter embedded in the wood hand handle, is called a Wuvulu Island splitter adze.The Tridacna Shell has a blunt chisled edge, which is achieved shaping and by grinding the outer surface. This tool is known as "toki Fasua" (tridacnaAdze). All weapons and tools were made from wood, shell and bone.
These adzes are are considered ceremonial objects and very valuable to their owner. A wonderful addition to your home and collection Late 20th-Century COMES ON STAND Shows age and Natural Wear. 15 Inches Tall 17 3/4 Inches Tall on Stand 1 x.
5 Handle 4 x 3 3/4 Edge AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA.The item "Papua new Guinea Adze Shell Blade Matty Islands Wood Splitter Adze" is in sale since Sunday, May 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.