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Maori Style Wood Container, New Zealand, together with a handwritten letter by Harry G. Beasley (1881-1939)
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 USD
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77
Maori Style Wood Container, New Zealand, together with a handwritten letter by Harry G. Beasley (1881-1939)
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

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Maori Style Wood Container, New Zealand, together with a handwritten letter by Harry G. Beasley (1881-1939)
Two labels on bottom of lid, the first printed "Beasley Collection." and inscribed "N.Z. Tinderbox. No 1189", the second printed "Mathias Komor Works Of Art New York" and inscribed "H690". Together with a letter by Beasley, including drawings. Contains Vesi (instia bejuga) wood and Paua Abalone (haliotis iris) shell.
vesi wood, puau abalone shell
Length: 5 3/8 in (13.7 cm)
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Provenance

Reportedly "brought from N.[ew] Z.[ealand] [in] 1894"
W. L. Nickels Collection, Birkenhead, before 1920
Harry G. Beasley (1881-1939), Chislehurst, England, acquired at auction on December 9, 1920, lot 820, for 10 pounds, 10 shillings
Mathias Komor, New York
Pinto Collection, Paris and New York

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art

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New York