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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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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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Marquesan artist

Ko'oka (feast bowl), mid-19th century

  • Temanu wood (calophyllum inophyllum)
  • Marquesas Islands
  • H: 10 in, dia.: 30 1/2 in (H: 25.4 cm, dia.: 77.5 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips, 1924
  • E19288
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Hawaiian artist

Lei niho palaoa (neck ornament), early 19th century

  • Human hair, sperm whale tooth, olona fiber
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips and Mrs. Stephen H. Phillips, 1925
  • E19674
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Hawaiian artist

Leiomano (weapon), early 19th century

  • Wood, great white shark teeth, shell (abalone haliotis), copper pegs
  • Hawai'i
  • H: 15 1/2 in, W: 7 1/2 in, D: 1 in (H: 39.4 cm, W: 19.0 cm, D: 2.5 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips and Mrs. Stephen H. Phillips, 1925
  • E19679
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Hawaiian artist

Makau (fish hook), first half 19th century

  • Tortoise shell
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips and Mrs. Stephen H. Phillips, 1925
  • E19689
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Hawaiian artist

Makau (fish hook), first half 19th century

  • Tortoise shell
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips and Mrs. Stephen H. Phillips, 1925
  • E19694
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Hawaiian artist

Makau (fish hook), first half 19th century

  • Tortoise shell, fiber
  • Hawai'i
  • Gift of Mr. Stephen W. Phillips and Mrs. Stephen H. Phillips, 1925
  • E19696
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