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Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step

Auction:
2506
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step, Marquesas Islands, 19th century, the unusual stylized tiki with upraised arms supporting the platform and with parallel geometric incising on figure and platform (wood loss, cracks), ht. 14 1/2 in.

Provenance: Christies, Paris
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Marquesas Islands, Paris, Oceania, Polynesia, Polynesian culture, Tiki

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