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Maori Nephrite Adze Blade

Maori Nephrite Adze Blade

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$523$425

Maori Nephrite Adze Blade, 19th century, wide blade with polished surface, (two chips to blade edge), 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. The More ...

Eskimo Wood Hafted Adze

Eskimo Wood Hafted Adze

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$861$700

Eskimo Wood Hafted Adze, Alaska, 19th century, curved wood handle with stone adze blade attached with sinew, lg. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. The More ...

Eskimo Adze Handle

Eskimo Adze Handle

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
332
Sold for:
$615$500

Eskimo Adze Handle, Alaska, Punuk, 500-1200 AD, decorated with complex incised designs, (some surface loss), lg. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. The More ...

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$461$375

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades, Inupiat peoples, collected from St. Lawrence Island and the mainland around Norton Sound, Alaska, lg. 8 3/4, 8, 6, 5 1/2, 4 3/4, 4 1/2, 3, and 2 3/4 in. More ...

Two Eskimo Adzes

Two Eskimo Adzes

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Eskimo Adzes, the larger with a carved bone handle and sinew-bound nephrite adze blade, the smaller whalebone with small nephrite blade, lg. 6 1/2 and 4 3/4 in. More ...

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
357
Sold for:
$523$425

Eight Eskimo Nephrite Adze Blades, Inupiat peoples, collected from St. Lawrence Island and the mainland around Norton Sound, Alaska, lg. 7, 6, 5 1/2, 5 1/2, 4 3/4, 4, 2 3/4, and 2 1/4 in. More ...

Three Pre-Historic Stone Implements

Three Pre-Historic Stone Implements

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
442
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Three Pre-Historic Stone Implements, a large full-grooved axe blade, a small stone adze blade and a banner stone, lg. of axe, 5, adze 2 1/4, and banner lg. 3 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Central Highlands Stone Adze

New Guinea Central Highlands Stone Adze

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1063
Unsold
 

New Guinea Central Highlands Stone Adze, with wooden haft and woven fiber around the stone, lg. of handle 20 1/2 in. More ...

Two Adze Blades

Two Adze Blades

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1090
Unsold
 

Two Adze Blades, New Ireland and Kapingamirangi Island, Micronesia, tridacna shell blades, lg. 5 1/2 and 5 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Hawaii; Dr. Kenneth Emory, Hawaii, for the More ...

Large Micronesian Tridacna Shell Adze Blade

Large Micronesian Tridacna Shell Adze Blade

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1093
Unsold
 

Large Micronesian Tridacna Shell Adze Blade, Caroline Islands, 19th century, lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Ten Micronesian Shell Adze Blades

Ten Micronesian Shell Adze Blades

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1095
Sold for:
$246$200

Ten Micronesian Shell Adze Blades, 19th century, Truk and Palau, Caroline Islands, tridacna and terbra shell, one is a pendant from Satawal, in the western Caroline Islands, lg. 4 1/4, 4, two 3 3/4, More ...

Maori Stone Adze Blade

Maori Stone Adze Blade

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1099
Sold for:
$677$550

Maori Stone Adze Blade, pre-contact period, black basalt, lg. 9 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Hawaii. More ...

Five Stone Adze Blades from Hawaii

Five Stone Adze Blades from Hawaii

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1116
Unsold
 

Five Stone Adze Blades from Hawaii, pre-contact period, basalt, lg. 4, 3 1/8, 3 1/4, 2 1/4, and 1 7/8 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Hawaii. More ...

Five Stone Adze Blades from Hawaii

Five Stone Adze Blades from Hawaii

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1117
Unsold
 

Five Stone Adze Blades from Hawaii, pre-contact period, lg. 4, 3 1/2, two 3 1/4, and 2 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Hawaii. More ...

Large Hawaiian Adze Blade

Large Hawaiian Adze Blade

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1118
Sold for:
$185$150

Large Hawaiian Adze Blade, pre-contact period, calcined, water rounded, lg. 8 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Hawaii; John Fukuda collection, Kona, Hawaii. More ...

Mangaia Island Adze Blade

Mangaia Island Adze Blade

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
43
Unsold
 

Mangaia Island Adze Blade, pre-contact black basalt blade, lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Australian Aborigine Boomerang

Australian Aborigine Boomerang

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Australian Aborigine Boomerang, New South Wales, late 19th century, with arrow and zigzag engraving on front, probably cut by a possum tooth, verso with overall adzing, dry patina, lg. 25, wd. 2 1/2 More ...

Quinault Whalebone "D" Adze Handle

Quinault Whalebone "D" Adze Handle

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
332
Unsold
 

Quinault Whalebone "D" Adze Handle, last quarter 19th century, depicting a bear, with traces of black polychrome, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Quinault Whalebone "D" Adze Handle

Quinault Whalebone "D" Adze Handle

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
333
Unsold
 

Quinault Whalebone "D" Adze Handle, last quarter 19th century, depicting a bear with a squirrel, lg. 8 in. More ...

Japanese Ship Carpenter's Adze

Japanese Ship Carpenter's Adze

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$154$125

Japanese Ship Carpenter's Adze, 19th century, bentwood handle with iron blade, lg. 22 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Stirrup Adze

Stirrup Adze

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
380
Sold for:
$154$125

Stirrup Adze, France, 18th/19th century, oak handle with a carved whale's tail-shaped end, iron blade, and collar, and a small wood wedge, handle lg. 11 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

French Truffle Adze or Axe

French Truffle Adze or Axe

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$492$400

French Truffle Adze or Axe, 18th/19th century, wrought iron blade with fruitwood handle, lg. 25 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two New Guinea Stone Adze Heads

Two New Guinea Stone Adze Heads

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
45
Unsold
 

Two New Guinea Stone Adze Heads, lg. to 8 1/2 in. Provenance: The large oval adze from the Stan Moriarty collection. More ...

Society Islands Stone Adze Blade

Society Islands Stone Adze Blade

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$523$425

Society Islands Stone Adze Blade, excavated, lg. 9 in. Provenance: Acquired by Leo and Lillian Fortess of the Schooner Chance, Papeete Tahiti, 1941. More ...

Maori Stone Adze Head

Maori Stone Adze Head

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
50
Sold for:
$185$150

Maori Stone Adze Head, finely ground black stone, lg. 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Otaga Museum; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
60
Unsold
 

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze, the stone blade held in place with waxed string in place of original sennit wrapping, lg. 36 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Makah Carved Wood Trough

Makah Carved Wood Trough

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
Lot:
223
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Makah Carved Wood Trough, c. last quarter 19th century, in the shape of a boat decorated with a bear's head, the adze marks creating a rich texture, (restoration to one end), lg. 37, wd. 13 in. More ...

Eskimo Adze

Eskimo Adze

Auction:
2983B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 10, 2017
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$461$375

Eskimo Adze, c. 19th century, made from bone with baleen lashing and green-stone-inlaid bit, dark patina, lg. 10 in. More ...

New Guinea Hafted Adze

New Guinea Hafted Adze

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$185$150

New Guinea Hafted Adze, with rattan-wrapped green stone blade, (chipped), patina of use, lg. 23 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

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. More ...