Greenstone (Jade or Jadeite) Adz Blade, String-Cut

Maori

Date:  18th to 19th century

Dimensions:  approx. 5 in. (12.8 cm) by 2 ⅝ in. (7 cm)

Price:  $2,800

Excellent example of Polynesian form.  Very good condition with tiny chips in natural stone inclusions.  Custom bronze art display base included.  Beautiful, rich green with white stone matrix.