Stone Adze Blade, Raivavae Island, Austral Islands
Lot 121
Stone Adze Blade, Raivavae Island, Austral Islands
Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of Various Owners --
Stone Adze Blade, Raivavae Island, Austral Islands
length 8 7/8in (22.5cm)
finely worked from basalt in a triangular form with a smooth, flattened, rectangular base and front edge.

Provenance:
Donald Stanley Marshall, a thirty-year Army veteran who saw action in World War II and Vietnam, and an anthropologist who studied the languages and cultures of Polynesia
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    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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