Exceptional Thin and Large Adze, Hawaiian Islands
Lot 63
Exceptional Thin and Large Adze, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Exceptional Thin and Large Adze, Hawaiian Islands
ko'i
Basalt
length 12 1/4in (31cm)

Provenance:
John Hewett, London
Maurice Braham, London
Lord Alistair Mc Alpine, London
Private Collection, Sydney

Cf. Hauser-Schaublin, Brigitta, James Cook: Gifts and Treasures from the South Seas: The Cook/Forster Collection, Gottingen = Gaben Und Schatze Aus Der Sudsee: Di, (1998; p. 332) for a similar pre-contact example.
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