An American pipe tomahawk

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Lot 44
An American pipe tomahawk
late 18th/early 19th century

Sold for US$ 6,435 inc. premium
An American pipe tomahawk
late 18th/early 19th century
With one piece brass blade with dovetailed inset steel cutting edge. Acorn shaped pipe bowl and blade engraved with foliate scrolls and borders. Oval eye. Wooden haft of tapering oval section with the inner edge beveled to act as a grip. The butt with carved mouthpiece.
Condition: Heavy dark patina to brass. Steel cutting edge heavily corroded with losses to edge. Wood with shrinkage, heavy mars and scrapes.
18 inches x 6 1/4 inches
An American pipe tomahawk
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