Research Collections
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Catalogue Number
108.04.1043
Description
Wooden handled ice axe. Handle inset into steel head, two extra pieces of steel extend 12.3 from head up shaft. Steel pick 15.6 long tapers from 0.5 wide to a point 0.2 wide. Stamped into pick: "Zermatt" and below to the right "Attenhofek, Zurich" . Steel collar and point at other end.
Title
Ice Axe
Date
1930 – 1950
Material
wood; metal; skin
Dimensions
29.0 x 88.2 cm
Description
Wooden handled ice axe. Handle inset into steel head, two extra pieces of steel extend 12.3 from head up shaft. Steel pick 15.6 long tapers from 0.5 wide to a point 0.2 wide. Stamped into pick: "Zermatt" and below to the right "Attenhofek, Zurich" . Steel collar and point at other end.
Subject
sports
climbing
Lillian Gest
Credit
Gift of Lillian Gest, Philadelphia, USA, 1986
Catalogue Number
108.04.1043
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