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Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Auction:
2473
Lot:
198
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box, Waka Huia, the oval form carved allover with geometric pattern, the female figures at each end with projecting heads as handles, dark patina, (missing lid), lg. 18 3/4 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess, Waka

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