The blade is iron, whilst the head and handle/body are wooden. Only men of wealth and importance seem to have enjoyed the privilege of carrying an implement like this.
This served as a badge of office for a high ranking man, who suspended it over the shoulder, and supported it with one hand, underlying his special status.
Height 13 1/2" x Width: 2 1/2" x Depth: 11".
Height on custom 4" x 4" metal base is 14 1/8"