Similar tomahawks are known to date to the early 19th century, and were often a popular trade good as part of the Northwest fur trade. The head is 8 7/8 inches long including the bowl and has a 3 inch wide edge. The blade is marked "LACY&Co/LONDON" on the left. It has chevron designs on the sides in front of the bowl. The eye is tear drop shaped. The slightly elliptically shaped shaft is smooth, hollowed for use as a pipe, and fitted with a turned wood mouthpiece. The shaft measures 22 inches including the mouthpiece.
Fine, the head showing a mix of grey and brown patina with a few scattered patches of light surface pitting and mostly crisp maker's mark. The head fits loosely on the shaft. The shaft is very good with some light handling marks scattered throughout and mild wear.
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