Northwest Coast Adze, Makah, 19th century, D-adze type, whalebone openwork handle, one end carved with a human head, with a bear head above, joined to a hand-forged iron file blade, bound with cord, with collection tag: "Makah Petierson collection," with metal stand, lg. 9 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Rosman collection, New York City.
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