Object Title

Tomahawk

Tomahawk

Date

1800-1830

Object Number

VIII.77

Provenance

No information in the typed inventory entry. Probably acquired in 1960 (see Notes).

Physical Description

Slender blade, drooping on the underside to the lower point of the cutting edge; heavy socket and large, angular pipe bowl. The haft, which also acts as a pipe stem, is modern.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length (including pipe): 528 mm, maximum width: 230 mm, length across blade: 80 mm, depth: 45 mm, pipe bowl: 45 mm x 25 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On the blade, on inside, stamped: HOLTZAFFEL (or Holtzappfel).On the blade, on outside, stamped: broad arrow over B O.

Associations

Places Britain