Carved Hardwood Tattooed Maori Plaque circa 1920-1950
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Sculpture: Pre 1950: item # 1233280
Please refer to our stock # 982 when inquiring.
Intandane Ltd t/a 69A
75 Renshaw Street
Liverpool, L1 2SJ, United Kingdom
(+44) 0151 708 8873
|A rare carved hardwood plaque depicting a heavily tattooed Maori figure with top-knot and holding a Mere (traditional short club); the eyes are inset with Paua (abalone) shells. This item was acquired with the large mask (item #201 in our catalogue) and is signed with the same initials. Condition: very good - the left toe of the left foot is missing; no other damages and no repairs. 75cm (29.5 inches) high. For many additional enlargements please view item #0455 on our Liverpool Shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk|