Excellent old Trobriands carverís adze, trade blade. (WRI)

A carverís adze with a well carved handle and a blade made from an old Stanley wood plane blade . Stanley plane blades were an important trade item as the steel could be sharpened to a fine edge and they were highly sought after by carvers for fast, fine work. This adze would probably have been used for tee fine shaping of canoes, splash boards or bowls. Size42 x 18 cm /16 1/2 x 7 inches.

Price: 385.00 AUD
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