Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
diameter 6 3/4in (17.1cm)
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, curved sides with numerous pewa ("butterfly") repairs; extremely fine and natural varied light and dark-brown patina.
Private Collection, Germany
African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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