Composite Bonito Fish Hook, Hawaiian Islands
length of lure 3 1/2in (8.8cm)
pa hi aku, composed of pearl shell (Pinctada maxima), bone, boars bristle and olana cordage.
cf. Buck (1957: pp 333-338) for a discussion on Hawaiian bonito hooks and similar examples in the Bishop Museum.
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
2,200 - 3,700
£1,900 - 3,200
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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