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Large Hawaiian Calabash with Stand

Auction:
2473
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$14,220$12,000

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

Description:

Large Hawaiian Calabash with Stand, c. mid-19th century, the deep hemispherical form carved from koa wood, with early round stand, (various shape native repairs), ht. 12 1/2, dia. 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: Ex Catherine and Ralph Metcalf collection.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Ex Catherine, Ralph Metcalf, Acacia koa, Hawaiian language

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