Stone axe with tang

Historical period(s)
Neolithic
Medium
Grey stone axe
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6.9 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm (2 11/16 x 13/16 x 1/2 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Victor and Takako Hauge
Collection
Freer Study Collection
Accession Number
FSC-S-129
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Stone, Tool and Equipment
Type

Tool: axehead

Keywords
Hauge collection
Provenance

From circa 1972-74 to 2001
Mr. and Mrs. Osborne and Gratia Hauge [1]

From 2001
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Hauge in 2001 [2]

Notes:
[1] Object file. Acquired by Osborne Hauge from a Catholic priest with a local reputation as an archaeologist in Saigon.

[2] Ownership of collected objects sometimes changed between the Hauge families.

Previous Owner(s)

Victor and Takako Hauge American (1919-2013, 1923-2015)

Published References
  • Louis Malleret. La civilisation materielle d'Oc-Eo: L'Archeologie du Delta du Mekong. vol. XLII Paris. .
Collection Area(s)
Southeast Asian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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