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Maori Carved Wood Adze Handle

Auction:
2473
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Maori Carved Wood Adze Handle, New Zealand, 19th century, with stylized Tiki figure, the curved handle with stylized finial, pierced for suspension, lg. 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: Collected by Rev. Alfred Fairbrother, Baptist minister to the Maoris, 1882-85.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

New Zealand, Alfred Fairbrother, minister, Adze, Tiki

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