Patu 290mm x 90mm
Base 350mm x90mm
Comes with a Koha (gift) of a 27cm x 27cm Korowai to use for presentation purposes.
This piece has Pāua inlay set in the eyes and belongings to the Meremere or short combat weapons group. Patu is a plain, but very lethal club, particularly when made of greenstone (ponamu or jade). Patu means ‘to pierce and chop’, and was used with great skill and dexterity during battle.
Base can be engraved for an additional $35
Wood grain and colour may vary to the one pictured