African ethnic war axe

€ 55,00
Militaria/ Others

African Ethnic war axe. This weapon was brought home from the Belgium Congo by missionary close after the WWII. The total length of this is axe is 75 cm. The wenge wood grip is approx. 2 cm wide at the base and tickens to approx.4 cm. wide at the point where the steel blade runs starts.The steel blade is approx. 25 cm tall 0,2 cm thick and 5 cm wide at the base and 3,5 cm at the top. Both blade surfaces are well chiseled with detailed geomatric designes. The blade is fixed to the grip by bovine guts. Interesting bring back from the fifties.