11 mai 2016

Maori Hand Club, New Zealand, wahaika

Lot 122. Maori Hand Club, New Zealand, wahaika. Wood, length 18 1/4in (46.5cm). Sold for US$ 25,000 (€21,912) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams. Finely carved in large proportions with a tiki figure with curvilinear features including an arched back, circling arms, legs, feet and hands with three fingers, the vulva defined, the head with an arching brow, raised nostrils and open mouth with protruding tongue, a tiki head at the base of the handle, pierced through at the handle for suspension; fine, honey-brown... [Lire la suite]
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