Hawaiian Squid Lure
Lot 45Y
Octopus/Squid Lure, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Octopus/Squid Lure, Hawaiian Islands
luhe'e
Wood, stone, shell, olona fiber
height 6 1/2in (16.5cm)

Provenance:
Private Collection, New York

Used primarily for fishing in more shallow waters, these hooks are seldom seen complete (Kaeppler, 2010: p. 383). The present work retains it original olona cord bindings and kauila wood hook; "Hawaiian Islands" written in script on the stone.
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