Cordys

A pre-European Honolulu Hawaii stone hog-back adze

Estimate: $1,600 - $2,400


Lot Description

A pre-European Honolulu Hawaii stone hog-back adze, semi-polished blade, broad fleck chipped body, old label attached detailed 'Fd. in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1870 by Inspector of Works and Given to David Bell by Alex. Young of Honolulu, and in 1933 Exhibited by Miss Napier Bell...'. L.225. Provenance: Ex. the Miet Collection, Wellington, then Private Estate Collection.