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Ten Micronesian Shell Adze Blades

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1095
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Ten Micronesian Shell Adze Blades, 19th century, Truk and Palau, Caroline Islands, tridacna and terbra shell, one is a pendant from Satawal, in the western Caroline Islands, lg. 4 1/4, 4, two 3 3/4, 3 1/8, 3, 2 7/8, two 2 1/2, and 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Palau, Adze, Caroline Islands, Geography, German New Guinea, Member states of the United Nations, Micronesia, Oceania, Satawal, Small Island Developing States, South Pacific Mandate, Spanish East Indies, Wa

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