Tapa Beater, ikenimasi, Fiji Islands
Lot 137
Tapa Beater, ikenimasi, Fiji Islands
Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Tapa Beater, ikenimasi, Fiji Islands
length 14 1/2in (37cm)
most likely from vesi (Instia bijuga) wood and stone carved; fine honey-brown patina with the surface showing much use and age; most likely pre-contact.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Paris
Private East Coast Collection

Cf. Clunie (1986; fig. 212)
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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