Adze Blade

Adze Blade
Adze Blade
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Jade
Dimensions:
2 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 3/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 8 / 88
Purchased From: Jim West
Gallery: Board of Trade Ivory Shop
Gallery Address: , Nome, AK 99762, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.54
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Small adze blade of dark green jade with highly polished surfaces. Grooves on front face of blade were designed to accept lashings for attachment.

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