Beautiful Pipe Axe Head With Beaded Highlights

This pipe tomahawk dates to the last quarter of the 18th century or first quarter of the 19th century.  It exhibits early features such as a large bowl with a short neck.  In addition, many of the filed beauty lines have beading often found on 18th century Philadelphia silver.  The head measures 7 3/4" with a cutting edge measuring 2 1/4".  The head is quite "weighty".  The replacement tiger maple haft is 19 5/8" long and has 12 silver inlays of weaping hearts, quarter moons and diamonds.  It also has three brass bands.  The mouthpiece appears to be sheet German silver.  All of the inlays have "wriggle work" engraving.  Nice display piece.  Beautiful and desirable head. **SOLD**

Condition:  Deep layered patina on the hand forged head with neat beaded file work.  20th century replacement haft.

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