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07-12-2538

 

07-12-2538

 

 

07-12-2538

This is a small and classic splashboard from a Massim area kula trading canoe. It was collected in the 1940s by John Downs and probably dates to a decade or two prior. It shows good signs of traditional use, a dark patina, and is 26 ½" (67.4 cm) in height. sold