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Exceptional Tahi’i fan

Marquesas Islands

Ivory, fiber
Early 19th century
Collected between 1844 and 1847 in Nuku Hiva
Ex collection Georges-Louis Winter

Height: 17 in. (43 cm)

Published in: Polynesia, Paris, 2011, p. 82-83
Published in: Pad London, 2014

Currently on loan at the quai Branly Museum
Matahoata exhibition, April – July 2016

Exhibited and published: “Matahoata, Arts et société aux Iles Marquises”, Musée du quai Branly, 2016

Price: sold

Central Polynesia