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Wahaika, D23.708

Physical Description

Carved in wood with polished uncarved handle. An owl based design dominant on face with mirror image on opposite side. Small carved head at the top with a square hole just below this carved head. Two of the eight paua shell eyes are missing. Half way down, on the same side as the owls head is a small carved figure with extruding tongue and three fingered hands on chest.

Provenance

Collected by R Crump

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 405 x 115 x 20mm

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