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Polynesian Carved Wood Treasure Box

Auction:
2473
Lot:
200
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:

Polynesian Carved Wood Treasure Box, Maori, 19th century, the lidded oval form with incised scroll designs, with stylized Tiki figure on one end and Tiki head on the other, dark rich patina, includes stand, lg. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $12,000-16,000

Keywords

Tiki head, Polynesian culture, Tiki

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