Canoe Stern Piece
Elaborately carved and pierced. Dealer's label: "Taurapa sternpost." Model canoe stern post. A small model carved with steel tools in the Whanganui style. 2 ribs with a head at the tip, a small figurine at the base, both being stylized though naturalistic. Decoration in the ribs is 2 intertwined lines with pakati in the ovals between them.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1952 - 31 Dec 1952)
[Article] Hall, H. U. 1920. "Maori Wood Carving and Moko". : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 224
[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.54
[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America. : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 218
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