Axe, broad; 0000.0836

Name/Title

Axe, broad

About this object

Broad axe; a broad or squaring axe, used for the rough dressing of timber. This has a long handle, straight back, off-set blade and is sharpened on one side only. Found in store 25.08.2020. Labelled possibly ex-Jenks family.

Period

19th and 20th centuries

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, iron

Technique

forged (metal)

Technique

machine-made

Measurements

d 30mm x l 880mm x w 350mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, forestry, tools and implements

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

equipment

Object number

0000.0836

Rights

All rights reserved

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