Very rare Royal Hawaiian lei hulu - feather lei c. 1800, made from red apapane and green ou feathers. Provenance: by descent from Chieftainess Kipikane (Granddaughter of Kamehameha I), appraised by Johanna Cluney in 1966. As above
Very rare Royal Hawaiian lei hulu - feather lei c. 1800, made from oo feathers. Provenance: by descent from Chieftainess Kipikane (Granddaughter of Kamehameha I), appraised by Johanna Cluney in 1966. The Cummins family subsequently moved to New Zealand cir
A fine old Tapa Wallace or Fortuna Island, French Polynesia. Provenance: Nicolai Mitchoutchkine collection (1929-2010). Mitchoutchkine had a large Oceanic Art collection that toured Europe, the USA and Japan in the 1980's, he made two publications; 'Ethnog
An early spear, probably New Hebrides, Polynesia, (late nineteenth century), carved hardwood, 198.5 cm high. For two related examples from New Hebrides see, Steven Hooper, Art and Artifacts of the Pacific, Africa and the Americas: The James Hooper Collecti
Over 24 panels of fabric over twenty four panels of fabric including 1980s French floral painted cotton, 1980s brown Italian silk chiffon, colourful French synthetic jersey (A/F), yellow French cotton voile, bright plaid linen, white French voile with flor
A rare group of Hawaiian Awls (7) carved bird bone, found in the ancient Hawaiian 'Kapo Cave' in Puna. Which is linked to the legend of Kopokohelele (Kapo of the flying vagina) the goddess Kapo, who sent her flying vagina to lure the demi-god Kamapua'a awa
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