Feather Box Lid


From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-93-15B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Shell

Lid for feather box 29-92-15A. Oval. Fairly deep. High relief human figures both ends. Rest of surface covered with overall rauponga carving (rows of dog-tooth notches surrounded by parallel grooves and ridges) in large spirals. Inside the numeral 25 [Gordon number]. Three pairs of small holes, one near one end, two near the other.

Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number GBG 25 - Gordon Number

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