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Kotiate On A Base

Kotiate On A Base

Regular price $255.00
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Kotiate 32cm x 12cm x 2.4cm 

Base 40cm x 9cm x 3.5cm

Made in NZ from sustainably harvested tulipwood.

A Cloak (korowai) can be purchased for an additional $15 to go over the piece when presenting it to the intended recipient.

Belonging to the Meremere or short combat weapons group. The kotiate was a prized weapon and also favoured by chiefs when speech-making. It is a curiously shaped weapon and is noted for the carved notches on either side of the blade. The notches were used in a ripping action. The word kotiate means 'to divide, split in two'.

 WOOD GRAIN AND COLOUR MAY VARY TO THE ONE PICTURED. If you want a particular colour please ask and I will try to accommodate you with my stock.


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