Large Game Disk, Hawaiian Islands diameter 4 1/4in (10.8cm)
Lot 43
Large Game Disk, Hawaiian Islands diameter 4 1/4in (10.8cm)
US$ 1,200 - 1,800
€870 - 1,300
Auction Details
Lot Details
Large Game Disk, Hawaiian Islands
ulu maika
Stone (probably basalt)
diameter 4 1/4in (10.8cm)

Provenance:
Emma Nakuina (1847-1929), Hawaii, first curator of the Hawaiian National Museum, forerunner to the Bishop Museum.
Thence by decent

Due to the large size and rare red color, this ulu maika was most likely created for a chief.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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