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Dark and light green nephrite adze. Bifacially bevelled bit, with slightly convex sides that taper gently to a rough end. Label included reads: "Nephrite, greenish-gray with dark brown streaks. Axe or Adz Blade. Locality: Unknown. Probably this is British Columbia. Fine work. Bamboo Hut. July 22, 1978. - piece. This measures 6 5/8" long x 2 1/16" widest x 5/8" greatest Thickness." and "Fine Greenish-Gray Adz or Axe Blade of Nephrite Jade." -J. Fisher 03/20/03 There are two direct labels on this adze. One is an adhesive label that says Jase 125.00 in ink and the other is a printed label that is affixed with rhoplex and says 1999-97/88. - A. Thickpenny 1/4/2010

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