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Large Polynesian Carved Wood Treasure Box

Auction:
2473
Lot:
196
Sold for:
$13,035$11,000

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

Description:

Large Polynesian Carved Wood Treasure Box, Maori, 19th century, the lidded oval form with incised scroll design, the handles in the form of stylized women with haliotis shell inlaid eyes, the lid pierced at each end for suspension, dark patina, lg. 24 in.
Estimate $12,000-16,000

Keywords

Abalone, Scroll

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