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Polynesian Carved Wood Figure

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2473
Lot:
171
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Polynesian Carved Wood Figure, Easter Island, Moai, Kavakava, c. mid-19th century, emaciated form with long arms, prominent spinal cord and rib cage, the head with short beard and replaced eyes, dark patina, (penis removed), ht. 14 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Easter Island, Polynesia

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