11-09-2019 11-09-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Maori Wood Net Float

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2019 10:00AM


Maori Wood Net Float, New Zealand, 19th century, pierced and carved as a figure with hands grasping chin, the in-turned feet forming loops, brown smooth patina, lg. 12 1/2 in.

Provenance: Christie's London, June 21 1977, Lot 127; The James Hooper Collection, Arundel, Sussex, United Kingdom.

Literature: Steven Hooper, Art and Artifacts of the Pacific, Africa and the Americas: The James Hooper Collection, 1976, number 34, p. 45.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

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James Hooper, Christie, James Hooper Collection, Steven Hooper, United Kingdom, Arundel, London, New Zealand