Rare Lidded Ritual Gourd, Cook Island
height 6 1/4in (15.5cm)
the hollowed container with the lid attached with sennit hinge and clasp, decorated overall with extremely fine carved repetitive anthropomorphic motif and human figure on the underside; fine, dark brown patina.
Mauna Kea Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Tad Dale, Santa Fe, NM
Private Collection, Hawaii