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Polynesian Carved Wood Headrest

Auction:
2376
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Polynesian Carved Wood Headrest, Tonga, 19th century, the curved and slightly waisted form lashed with plaited fiber to U-shaped supports with flared feet, dark patina, (missing two feet), lg. 19 3/4, ht. 6 in.

Provenance: A New England library museum.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Tonga, New England, Fiber bundle, Polynesia, Renewable-energy economy

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