Bowl, Hawaiian Islands diameter 9 1/2in (24.1cm); height 8in (22cm)
Lot 45
Bowl, Hawaiian Islands height 8in (22cm); diameter 9 1/2in (24.1cm)
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
'umeke la'au pakaka
Wood (probably milo)
height 8in (22cm); diameter 9 1/2in (24.1cm)

Private Collection, Makaha, Hawaii
Acquired from the above by the present owner

This tall bowl is exceptionally hand carved with gradually inward-tapering sides and has its original kukui nut oil finish; fine honey brown patina.
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    7601 W. Sunset Boulevard
    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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