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May 5, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Head of an Easter Island Moai Kavakava Figure

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2018 10:00AM


Head of an Easter Island Moai Kavakava Figure, toromiro wood, from a large moai kavakava figure, with heavy brow above deeply cut eyes which once held obsidian and bone eyes, with faint engraving of a bird on the top of the head, ht. 4 1/2 in.

Provenance: A private North Andover, Massachusetts, collection; Imogene Cobb Best, Tenafly, New Jersey, by descent through the Cobb family.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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