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Native American Stone Hatchet and Grinding Stone
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Native American, central/midwestern United States, Eastern Woodland, ca. 500 to 1500 CE. A set of hand-carved stone artifacts: a hatchet head and a grinding stone. The hatchet head features a fragmentary petaloid blade and a deeply notched groove around the midsection for binding it to the end of a wooden pole. The larger item is a grinding stone of oblong form bearing a wide but shallow grinding surface on one side and a narrow but deep grinding surface on the opposite side. Size (grinding stone): 8.125" L x 7.8" W x 2.4" H (20.6 cm x 19.8 cm x 6.1 cm); (hatchet): 6.1" L x 4.75" W (15.5 cm x 12.1 cm)

Provenance: private Brevard, North Carolina, USA collection

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Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#171062
Condition
Hatchet head has losses to blade edge and butt end, and grinding stone has losses to some peripheral areas as shown. Both pieces have abrasions and nicks commensurate with age and use. Nice preservation to overall forms.
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Native American Stone Hatchet and Grinding Stone

Estimate $450 - $675
Jun 22, 2022
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Starting Price $225
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0211A: Native American Stone Hatchet and Grinding Stone

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Est. $450 - $675Starting Price $225
Variety Auction | Antiquities & Ethnographica
Jun 22, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0211A Details

Description
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Native American, central/midwestern United States, Eastern Woodland, ca. 500 to 1500 CE. A set of hand-carved stone artifacts: a hatchet head and a grinding stone. The hatchet head features a fragmentary petaloid blade and a deeply notched groove around the midsection for binding it to the end of a wooden pole. The larger item is a grinding stone of oblong form bearing a wide but shallow grinding surface on one side and a narrow but deep grinding surface on the opposite side. Size (grinding stone): 8.125" L x 7.8" W x 2.4" H (20.6 cm x 19.8 cm x 6.1 cm); (hatchet): 6.1" L x 4.75" W (15.5 cm x 12.1 cm)

Provenance: private Brevard, North Carolina, USA collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent increases of shipments being seized by Australian & German customs (even for items with pre-UNESCO provenance), we will no longer ship most antiquities and ancient Chinese art to Australia & Germany. For categories of items that are acceptable to ship to Australia or Germany, please contact us directly or work with your local customs brokerage firm.

Display stands not described as included/custom in the item description are for photography purposes only and will not be included with the item upon shipping.

#171062
Condition
...
Hatchet head has losses to blade edge and butt end, and grinding stone has losses to some peripheral areas as shown. Both pieces have abrasions and nicks commensurate with age and use. Nice preservation to overall forms.

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