Lot 4183

A French Polynesian carved paddle, Austral Islands

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 414 Lots

Description

Pointed oval head, carved on both sides with rows of fine geometric patterns (a collection number on the edge), typical concentric circle motifs on the shoulder. Slightly conical, en suite carved shaft extending into a conical knob, carved in high relief. Minor defects in the knob. Length 110 cm.
Exquisitely carved piece.
Provenance: Bedeutende belgische Privatsammlung.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 416 lots and starts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4416. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.