Lot 6
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Mangaian Adze, Cook Islands

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
Sold
13,750 USD
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Description

  • wood & metal blade

Provenance

Allan Stone, New York

Catalogue Note

A closely related Mangaian adze previsouly in the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection is today in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no. "1979.206.1398").  For another adze with octogonal bottom cf. Sotheby's London, July3-4, 1978, lot 274 (pl. XLII).
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