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Maori Carved Wood Quarter Staff

Auction:
2506
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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

Description:

Maori Carved Wood Quarter Staff, Tewhatewha, New Zealand, 19th century, three quarters of shaft with elaborate scroll designs and janus mask with inlaid haliotis-shell eyes, the hatchet-shaped top pierced for suspension, dark patina, lg. 50 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Tewhatewha, New Zealand, Abalone

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