In the ancient Māori world, the Toki or adze was a vital tool in everyday life. Toki have come to represent the strength and skill of an individual, and the acquisition of knowledge and mana (prestige).
It has mounted on a native rimu wooden stand with a brass frame holding it.
N.B: The piece comes with a tuft on the top of the toki as per the 2nd photo
This piece was carved by Malcolm Cox
This piece measures: 135 x 32 x 26mm