Canoe Paddle


From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P2319
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

One face of blade carved. Paddle with straight handle with knob at end. The front side of the blade is carved with a full face side-bodied figure with a band of carving going from the eye to the point where it expands into a spade shape. The whole is carved in Bay of Islands style with steel tools.

Length 186.5 cm
Width 16 cm
Credit Line Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number 24063 - Dealer's Number

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