From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Native Name Putorino
Object Number 48-11-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Shell | Plant Fiber

Lentoid in section. At the open end, there is a head in high relief with lower part in the round; small head in high relief at other end; face in low relief near centre, the wide open mouth forming aperture. Abelone shell eyes in large head and in face and below open mouth.

Putorino, centre hole figure wide at brows, rounded head, top head spiral on top, eyes wider, bottom head. Northern style, stone tools.

Credit Line Exchange with Babette B. Phelps, 1948
Other Number 128 - Other Number

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