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Description

Carving of Maui, Koruru (mask) for the gable of a meeting house. Totara wood, painted red with haliotis (paua) shell inlay: Oceania, Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori, by John Bevan Ford, 1993

Museum reference

A.1994.305

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Carving

Production information

Ford, John Bevan, 1930 - 2005
Ashhurst, Manawatu-Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand, Polynesia

Date

1993

Style / Culture

Polynesian
Maori

Materials

Wood, Haliotis (paua) shell

Physical description

Totara wood, paua shell and acrylic paint

Associations

Depicted: Maui

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