Axe

Axe

1900s

Iron, wood, and metal

Overall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House 1929.364

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This ceremonial axe has a half-moon piece of metal nailed to it, marked "EKB Depose." It is part of the mechanism for a pocket watch made by Edward Kummer of Bettlach, whose Swiss factories marked watches with his initials between 1888 and 1932.

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