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Handle, Carving, D47.367

Physical Description

Wooden perch.[Called a paepae, which is a latrine handle]. Perch oval in section with groove on each side near large head. This has single groove. Bar undecorated. Carved in form of large pierced face with inset paua eyes at one end. Other end has small face.

Provenance

Purchased by: W. H. Skinner
Purchased from: Mr Edward Little

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 70 x 260 x 72mm

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