Lot 49: A Fine Hawaiian Ava bowl

A Fine Hawaiian Ava bowl, Hawaii; USA

Carved of Kou wood, The Bowl of elongated lozenge form with tapering end and widening 'fishtail', overall fine surface patina and lovely carving. This lot is accompanied by a letter from the Polynesian Society accepting the former owner of the bowl into the Society, and dated July 1892. H. 4 3/8"

Property of an East Coast private collector

Ex. Alex Thompson Esq., Dunedin, New Zealand C. 1892

Price Realized: $6,000

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