MAORI SHORT CLUB (PATU ONEWA)
MAORI SHORT CLUB (PATU ONEWA)
MAORI SHORT CLUB (PATU ONEWA)
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MAORI SHORT CLUB (PATU ONEWA)

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

MAORI SHORT CLUB (PATU ONEWA)

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:6,000USD

Lot Details

Description

MAORI SHORT CLUB (PATU ONEWA)


New Zealand

Greywacke or basalt

Length: 10 in (25.4 cm)

Condition Report

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Stéphen-Charles Chauvet, Paris

Presumably Maurice Ratton, Paris, acquired from the estate of the above in 1967

Hôtel Drouot, Paris, sold at auction circa 1970, presumably consigned by the above

Harry A. Franklin, Beverly Hills, acquired at the above auction

Catalogue Note

According to Harry Franklin's notes, this patu onewa was once in the collection of Stéphen-Charles Chauvet, more commonly known as Dr Stéphen Chauvet, collector and author of L'île de Pâques et ses mystères and Les arts indigènes en Nouvelle-Guinée

. A sizeable group of objects from Chauvet's collection was acquired in 1967 by Maurice Ratton (see 

Arts d'Afrique Noire, No. 63, Autumn 1987, p. 6).

Pacific Art from the Collection of Harry A. Franklin
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