African Ethnic small war axe, Shoka.

€ 155,00
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Militaria/ Others
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African Ethnic war axe. A so called Shoka. This weapon was brought home from the Belgium Congo by missionary close after the WWII.
This small war axe is from 1870 and tands 46 cm tall. It is approx. 2 cm wide at the base and tickens to approx.4 cm. wide at the point where the steel blade runs through.The solid blade is approx. 13 cm across, 0,5 cm thick and 4,5 cm wide at the cutting edge. The wenge wood grip is well carved  at three points.
Interesting bring back from the fifties.