Large Adze, Hawaiian Islands
Lot 62
Large Adze, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Large Adze, Hawaiian Islands
ko'i
Basalt
length 11 3/8in (29cm)

Provenance:
Emma Nakuina (1847-1929), first curator of the Hawaiian national Museum, forerunner to the Bishop Museum
Thence by descent

This finely sculpted adze, carved from a dark, closed-grain basalt stone, most likely comes from the Mauna Kea quarry on the Island of Hawaii.
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