Two Model Canoes, Micronesia  lengths 17 7/8in (45.5cm) and 18 3/8in (447cm)
Lot 86
Two Model Outrigger Canoes, Micronesia lengths 17 7/8in (45.5cm) and 18 3/8in (447cm)
US$ 800 - 1,200
€630 - 950

Lot Details
Two Model Outrigger Canoes, Micronesia
Wood, fiber
lengths 17 7/8in (45.5cm) and 18 3/8in (447cm)

Provenance:
Joseph E. Kennedy Collection, Hawaii
Kennedy, a longtime resident of the North Shore of Hawaii was a Hawaiian archaeologist, well-known and respected as the principal of Archaeological Consultants of Hawaii and later Archaeological Consultants of the Pacific. He conducted archaeological research in American Samoa and in Micronesia, and he participated in excavations in Guatemala and in Egypt. Kennedy's archaeological survey of Waimea Valley, Oahu, in 2005 documented the importance of the valley to Hawaii's history. It led the City and County of Honolulu to take measures to preserve Waimea after initially voting to allow development there. A pristine Waimea valley is one of his lasting gifts to Hawaii.
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