Lot 176: A fine Prestige adze

A fine Prestige adze, Dan ; Liberia/Ivory Coast

The adze of classical form with a finely carved dan face at the base with bifurcated coif, and rounded brow, with simple but classical features. The neck with neck rings denoting wealth, the handle attaching to the blade at the apex with finely carved incised designs. Lovely patina of ahe and use. H. 15 1/4"

Property of a New York estate

Alfred Schienberg, 1971, The Gallery of African Art. NY


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