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Polynesian Coconut Shell Container

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2473
Lot:
168
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Polynesian Coconut Shell Container, Tonga, c. mid-19th century, the lid with delicate teardrop-shaped shell decoration, fiber strap, old label at the bottom, ht. 3 5/8, dia. 4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Tonga, Coconut, Oceania, Polynesia, Renewable-energy economy, Tropics

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