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Feather Box Base

Object Number:P2241
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maori
Provenience: New Zealand
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 74 cm
Width: 24 cm
Thickness: 5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman; Subscription of Herbert L. Clark in memory of Edward W. Clark, 1911
Other Number:17431 - Dealer's Number

Description

Flat box. Base of wakahuia. In Negati Whatua style with high domed heads with twisting bodies, manaia either end, rolling spirals. Stone tools with wavy junction for lid.

Bibliography:

[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. 233 c (bottom)View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1967. The Sculpture of Polynesia.. The Art Institute of Chicago. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Hall, Henry U. 1920. "Maori Wood Carving and Moko". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. XI. no. No. 4. pg. 212-244 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 240View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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