A French Polynesian carved paddle, Austral Islands
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DescriptionPointed 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?