Bowl, Kauai Island, Hawaii
Lot 64
Bowl, Kauai Island, Hawaii
US$ 6,000 - 8,000
€4,300 - 5,800
amended
Auction Details
Lot Details
Bowl, Kauai Island, Hawaii
'umeke la'au pakaka
Wood (probably kou)
diameter 8in (20.3cm)

PROVENANCE
Mauna Kea Gallery, Hawaii
Private Collection, Massachusetts

A finely hand-carved bowl, most likely made exclusively for the ali'i, of deeply hollowed, round form with multiple indigenous "butterfly" (pewa) repairs to the surface; fine varied brown patina.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note: The image in the printed catalog for lot 64 is incorrect. It is the image for lot 65.
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