Stirrup Adze also referred to as a Connecticut Hand Adze; 19th century; 2636
Stirrup Adze also referred to as a Connecticut Hand AdzeAbout this object
This primitive form of adze, with a blade secured by a strap or lashing, has been used for thousands of years appearing in many Egyptian tomb paintings. This particular tool was probably made for trade in South America or Asia, where its use can still be witnessed today.Date Made
19th centuryMedium and Materials
Iron, WoodInscription and Marks
8 1/4" Handle, 3 3/4" BladeObject number
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