Kawakawa Toki - Sculptural Bound Jade Azde

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PKA0828S

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: this toki is sold with a bound tuft on the top - as in photo 2 

This piece was carved by Malcolm Cox

This piece measures: 149 x 48 x 17mm