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Ceremonial adze
Ceremonial adze
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Sennit And Stone
Dimensions:
22 (55.9 cm)
Object Type:
Continent:
Oceania
Provenance:

Purchased from Nathan Joseph, San Francisco by M.H. deYoung, unspecified date

California Midwinter, Fine Arts Building, Exhibition Catalogue. South Sea Island Collection, pp. 94-101. "3454- Axe. Ceremonial Harvy Island. Over fifty years old, wonderful carving," p. 99. [original catalogue located at SF History Center, SF Public Library].

Accession Number:
2224
Acquisition Date:
1895-03-23
Credit Line:

California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung

pierced trapezodial base, carved with design pattern. Polished green stone blade lashed to top.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.