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Maori Nephrite Hand Club, Patu

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Maori Nephrite Hand Club, Patu, 19th century, the butt end pierced for wrist strap, smooth polished surface, lg. 14 in.

Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida; Bailey collection, Maui, Hawaii.
The property of John Schaeffer
Estimate $2,500-3,500

In good condition; a few small but stable chips on the edges


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

John Schaeffer, Amphibole group, Hawaii, Jade, Maui, Nephrite, Patu, Polynesia, Schaeffer, United States, Lake Monroe

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