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Canoe Paddle

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

Description

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.

Bibliography:

[Article] Sebbelov, Gerda. 1911. The E.W. Clark Collection: New Zealand.. Vol. II, 2 (June). pg. 30-42 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 34, Fig. 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Simmons, D. R. 1982. Catalogue of Maori Artefacts in the Museums of Canada and the United States of America.. Auckland. Bulletin of the Auckland Institute and Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pl. 223, 224View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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