Ax head and handle

Ax head and handle
Ax head and handle
ca. 1092
Steel, wood
Overall: 19 3/4 x 5 x 1 in. ( 50.2 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm )
Axe with steel head and wooden handle; roughly trapezoidal head with small curved extension at upper corner opposite cutting edge; straight handle, oval in cross section, with steel collar below head.
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Gift of Mrs. James G. Harbord
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According to the accession records, this object was acquired by the donor's husband, Colonel James Guthrie Harbord (1866-1947), while serving as Assistant Chief of Philippines Constabulary, U. S. Army, from 1903 to 1914.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group