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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Northwest Coast Adze

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


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.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

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D, Rosman, New York City