Large and Rare Bowl, Hawaiian Islands diameter 17 1/2in
Lot 47
Large and Rare Bowl, Hawaiian Islands diameter 17 1/2in
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Large and Rare Bowl, Hawaiian Islands diameter 17 1/2in
Lot Details
Large and Rare Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
'umeke la'au pakaka
Wood (probably kou)
diameter 17 1/2in

Provenance:
James Malone, Honolulu, Hawaii

Finely hand carved from the center of the sapwood tree with turned in rim, the bowl has early indigenous repairs to one side including three "butterfly" pewa repairs and the original kukui nut oil finish, and is most likely 18th century.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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