|Native Name||Waka Huia|
|Current Location:||Collections storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1929|
|Other Number||GBG 25 - Gordon Number|
Wooden box for storing huia feathers and small ornaments. Oval. High relief human figures both ends, serving as handles. Rest of surface covered with overall rauponga carving (rows of dog-tooth notches surrounded by parallel grooves and ridges) in large spirals. Inside the numeral 25 and GBG 25 [George Byron Gordon 25]. Pairs of small holes drilled hear rim at each end.
|[Article] Hall, H. U. 1920. "Maori Wood Carving and Moko". : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 231, 234||View Objects cited in this Publication|
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