A Marshall Islands canoe
Lot 39
Canoe and Bailer, Namorik Atoll, Marshall Islands
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Canoe and Bailer, Namorik Atoll, Marshall Islands
Breadfruit wood, fiber
length 15ft 2in (462cm); width 5ft 8in (172.7cm)

Provenance:
Joseph E. Kennedy Collection, Hawaii
(See notes to Lot 38)

Canoes had ceased to have been made in the Marshall Islands before the Second World War. The Namorik Atoll is very very remote.
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