|Native Name||Waka Huia|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912|
|Other Number:||29635 - Dealer's Number|
P3112B - Old Museum Number
Wooden box for storing huia feathers and small ornaments. Waka Huia. Long oval, with carved heads (1/2 on lid, 1/2 on bottom) as handles. Surface decoration consisting of dog-tooth notches and parallel ridges (rauponga) - multiple spirals. Bottom and lid equally deep - hard to tell which is which. "Steel tools. Heads have ridges on foreheads which suggest northern origin."
|[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. 234||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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