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.
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
- Please note this lot is sold together with a photographic print of Prince Kūhiō and a campaign ribbon.