Green Stone Axe, Papua New Guinea.

Wooden shaft, a blade of green nephrite-like, heavy stone, polished, affixed by rattan which is tightly wrapped around.

Condition: wear and use, the shaft has a shiny patina, min. dam., cracks on the wood (see pictures).

Length: 44,5 cm - 17.5 inch. Wide: 27,5 cm - 10.8 inch.