Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
- Date / Time :
- December 01, 2016 10:00AM
Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze, Mangaia, c. 19th century, the haft with eighty-seven bands of stylized figures, the basalt blade affixed with "Mangaia Endless" cordage, lg. 47 in.
Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection; Christie's, 1992.
Excellent condition. One crack and scuff marks.
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