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Fijian artist

Ibuburau ni bete (priest's dish), 19th century

  • Wood
  • Fiji (Viti)
  • Gift of Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10441
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Hawaiian carver

Canoe Model, 1802

  • Wood
  • Hawaii
  • H: 5 in, W: 37 in, D: 4 in (H: 12.7 cm, W: 94.0 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Benjamin Crowninshield and Captain Mathew Folger, 1802
  • E11576
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Hawaiian artist

'ulu maika (maika game stone), 19th century

  • Sandstone
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1907
  • E11973
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Hawaiian artist

Ku, early 19th century

  • Breadfruit wood
  • Hawai'i
  • H: 78 1/2 in, W: 28 in, D: 20 in (H: 199.4 cm, W: 71.1 cm, D: 50.8 cm)
  • Gift of John T. Prince, 1846
  • E12071
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Marquesan artist

Kea tuki popoi (breadfruit pounder), late 19th-early 20th century

  • Stone
  • Marquesas Islands
  • Museum purchase, 1915
  • E16062
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Marquesan artist

Carved arm, 19th century

  • Wood
  • Marquesas Islands
  • H: 30 1/2 in, W: 5 in, D: 12 1/2 in (H: 77.5 cm, W: 12.7 cm, D: 31.7 cm)
  • Museum purchase, 1915
  • E16063
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Hawaiian artist

Hina'i poepoe (basketry-covered gourd storage container), 19th century

  • 'ie'ie (freycinetia arborea) basketry, gourd, coconut fiber, pigment
  • Hawai'i
  • H: 14 in, dia.: 15 in (H: 35.6 cm, dia.: 38.1 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips, 1915
  • E16218
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Maori artist

Chief's Staff, before 1920

  • Wood
  • New Zealand
  • L: 51 1/2 in, W: 2 1/2 in, D: 3/4 in (L: 130.8 cm, W: 6.3 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of Robert Osgood, 1920
  • E17833
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Oceanic artist

Fly-whisk handle, 19th century

  • Wood
  • Austral Islands
  • Gift of the United States Naval Academy, 1923
  • E18653
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Maori artist

Hei-tiki (pendant), early 19th century

  • Pounamu (nephrite jade), paua shell (abalone haliotis), sealing wax, flax
  • New Zealand (Aotearoa)
  • H: 3 5/8 in, W: 2 in (H: 9.2 cm, W: 5.1 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips, 1924
  • E19164
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