Lot: 44

Canoe paddle "hose"

Salomonen - Buka or Bougainville Island

Provenance Size Hammer price
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 19 June 2010, Lot 122
Bettina Rübesam, Munich, Germany
L: 55.9 inch 400 EUR

wood, colour pigments, rest.

These paddles were used in a conventional way, but were also displayed as prestigious objects on ritual occasions.


Conru, Kevin, Solomon Islands Art, Milan 2008, ill. 95