Monumental Early 19th C. Maori Taiaha Fighting Staff, New Zealand
Monumental 18th-19th C. Maori Taiaha Fighting Staff
Origin: Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori People (Provenance: Old French Collection)
Period/Date: Early 19th Century
Materials: heavy hardwood,
Description: A classic traditional Taiaha but this special example has amazing scale, being 81" TALL (almost 7 ft)! Normal wear and use with advance patina. No restoration.
Dimensions: Height 81”, width 3 5/8”