Stone Tattoo Dye Cup, Hawaiian Islands
Lot 102
Stone Tattoo Dye Cup, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Stone Tattoo Dye Cup, Hawaiian Islands
diameter 3 1/2in (9cm)
of domed form with central cavity; fine, naturally pitted surface.

Provenance:
Paul Isenberg, Koloa Plantation, Kauai
Robert E. Van Dyke, Honolulu

Cf. William T. Brigham, A.M., Stone Implements and Stone Work of the Ancient Hawaiians, Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu 1902, page 56.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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