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Large Micronesian Tridacna Shell Adze Blade

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1093
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Large Micronesian Tridacna Shell Adze Blade, Caroline Islands, 19th century, lg. 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,800-2,600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Adze, Caroline Island, Geography, Lithics, Micronesia, Micronesian, Oceania, Political geography, Primitive technology, Spanish East Indies, Tridacna, Tridacnidae

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