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Niue Model Outrigger Canoe

Auction:
3113T
Lot:
1103
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3113T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Niue Model Outrigger Canoe, early 20th century, made from breadfruit, hardwood, and hibiscus wood, with sennit coconut fiber, sides decorated with fine incising, lg. 29 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Auckland, New Zealand.
Estimate $300-400


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Auckland, New Zealand, Breadfruit, Canoes, Culture, Island countries, Niue, Oceania, Outrigger canoe, Polynesia, Polynesian navigation, Samoan culture, Sennit, Tropical agriculture

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