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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].
California Midwinter International Exposition, through M.H. deYoung
pierced trapezodial base, carved with design pattern. Polished green stone blade lashed to top.