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Taiaha
Maori staff
A fine old example

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A fine early Maori Taiaha Chieftan staff.

This fine example measures 150cms long overall.
The head is 13cms long and the pointed spade base 4cms wide.
The entire staff displays a warm pleasing age patina with a few small blemishes to the base.
The upoko and arero(head and tongue) show fine carvings and remain in very good condition.
The eye sockets have long lost the paua inlay.

A fine & rare 19th century fighting staff of the New Zealand Maori.