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Kumete
Figure-supported container

Maori,
North Island, New Zealand

Carved wood, abalone (paua shell)
Te Huringa period (1800-1900)

Ex Sotheby’s London Nov. 30, 1981 lot 231
Ex collection Morris Pinto
Ex collection Paolo Morigi (#434)

Length: 24 in.

Exhibited: La terra Dei Moai, Palazzo Reale, Milano, Italy, 1995
Published in: Polynesia, Paris, 2011, p. 34-37

Price: sold

Polynesia – New Zealand