Bowl with Olona Netting, Hawaiian Islands
Lot 47
Bowl with Olona Netting, Hawaiian Islands
Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Bowl with Olona Netting, Hawaiian Islands
umeke la'au kou with koko puupuu
Wood, two-ply olona netting, linen fiber carrying cords
diameter of bowl 11in (28cm)
length of olona netting 28in (71cm)


Provenance:
Sotheby's, New York, 21 November 1996, lot 184
David Young, Hawaii

Published:
Young, David, "Na Mea Makamae: Hawaiian Treasures" (1999: p. 40)

See "Hawaiian Nets and Netting" by John Stokes page 119 (figure 115), 123 and page 146 for information on the rarity of this netting knot.

The two-ply olona netting is very rare. There is only one example in the Bishop Museum with this particular knot.
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