Taxidermy Swamp Hen
on wooden stand. H. 27cm
A carved C19th Wooden Waka Huia.
All over geometric pākati decoration supported by two figures with protruding tongues either end.
21$14,000 - $18,000
A pre C19th Carved Maori Greenstone Hei Tiki.
Head tilted to left shoulder, both arms to thighs. Hourglass form suspension hole. With stand.
36$25,000 - $35,000
Rare Late C19th Maori Carved Tiānea (Armchair) Y09644
All over carved with tiki masks, manaia and takarangi spirals with paua shell inset eyes. The seat frame with linear, geometric decoration. Leather covering requires attention.
Provenance Ex John Gow Folk Art Collection, Dunbar Sloane 2003.
Formerly purchased from auction in England.
143$2,000 - $4,000
An C19th or earlier C20th Greenstone Hei Tiki Y3904
Red sealing wax eyes, peaked head, one hand to neck, the other to thigh. Head tilted to left shoulder.
313$500 - $1,000
Two Small Huia Feathers.
Both approx. L.11cm