Heavy Large Mak Polearm from Southern Asia

A large and heavy polearm 'Mak' from southern Asia, thick heavy darkwood shaft of original length, the collar mount of thick steel. The blade of huge size, very thick steel with shaped fretwork to the back edge. The exact origin of this polearm is hard to be sure as this form was used in most of the countries in this region, including Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. This example clearly has great age 18thcentury, and is a proper heavyweight example used for warfare. approx 2 metres.