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Polynesian Carved Shell Kap Kap

Auction:
2473
Lot:
169
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Polynesian Carved Shell Kap Kap, Marquesas Islands, white concave oval shell backing, the inner shell with pierced rim and two hooked projections at the bottom, with six spokes terminating in abstract human faces, twisted fiber headband, with custom stand, wd. 7 1/8 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Marquesas Islands, Spokes

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