Feather Box Lid


From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-93-36B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

Lid for 29-93-36A. Apparently of later date. Flat oval, painted red. Has two human figures (in coitus) in high relief. The carving of the upper part of the body and of the head of the male figure is unfinished. One end of lid cracked and chipped. On the inside the numeral 26 [Gordon number] and five small holes.

Length 50.5 cm
Width 14.7 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number GBG 26 - Gordon Number

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