Category Archives: POLYNESIAN ART

Maori Feather Box : Tribal art at its best

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The Maori Feather Box also called a Maori Treasure Box is wonderful example of just how good containers can be in Polynesian Art. They are extremely collectable form of tribal art and do come up regularly for sale in the … Continue reading

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Cook Island Adze: Polynesian Art

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Cook Island Adze are an easily recognised tribal art and admired for their intricately carved handles and complex sinnit (coconut string) bindings The following is an extract from Polynesian Art at Auction 1965 – 1980 by Charles W. Mack, which … Continue reading

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MARQUESAS ISLAND STILT STEP

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Marquesas Island stilt step are one of the few pieces of Polynesian Art that are figurative and not beyond the normal collector adding to their oceanic art collection. The following is a partial extract from Polynesian Art at Auction 1965 … Continue reading

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