This is a simple, but unique wood Ceremonial Adze from the Matty Islands, Wuvulu Province, Papua New Guinea. This Adze has a Wood embedded and secured with Fiber.The chiseled edge, which is achieved shaping and by grinding the outer surface. This tool is known as "toki Fasua" (tridacnaAdze). Fiber is often found in the form of cordage and used as a binding or a suspension cord. This old adze is a fine example of a wood Papua New Guinea art and the degree in which they intricately design there artistic ritual objects. These adzes are are considered ceremonial objects and very valuable to their owner. Mid 20th-Century COMES ON STAND Shows age and Natural Wear 25 Inches Long 18 Inch Long Adze 2 3/4 Inch Wide Adze 1 3/4 Inch Handle 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 Wood Breadfuit Splitter Adze" is in sale since Monday, May 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
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