Large Koa Calabash
Lot 100
Large Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Large Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
diameter 12 3/4in (32.4cm)
umeke la'au pakaka, probably koa wood and from the center of the tree revealing an inherent "tiger" stripe surface, of broad form with thin, slightly inward-tapering sides; extremely fine and natural varied light and dark-brown patina.

Provenance:
Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole — heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi, prince of the House of Kalākaua, and later territorial delegate to the United States Congress
Private East Coast Collection

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this lot is sold together with a photographic print of Prince Kūhiō and a campaign ribbon.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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