Ethnographic Arts & Artifacts Online Auction

October 05, 2017

LOT 172

Lot 172

Tiv Adz Axe, Africa

Tiv Adz Axe, Africa
Lot 172 Details
Tiv Adz Axe, Africa

forged steel blade to wood haft
height 25.75 ins — 65.4 cms

Estimate $80-$100

Realised: $72
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Private collection, Toronto


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LOT 172

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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