Spontoon pipe tomahawk came from an Osage in Pahuska, Oklahoma, member of the Beaver band an inline blood relative of Tall Chief, last full blood Quapaw. Spontoon style is credited as the "last true weapon" that was used during the Indian War Period 1860s - 1870s. Most samples are credited towards Sioux and Comanche however Oklahoma and the Quapaw would be directly between the two. Without much adornment, we assume this piece was a "user." Left Native hands in 2005.
PERIOD: Mid 19th Century
ORIGIN: Oklahoma, United States
SIZE: Head 10 1/2" Overall 21 1/2"