A Chest of New Zealand, as a Specimen of the Carving of that Country Engraving

A Chest of New Zealand, as a Specimen of the Carving of that Country Engraving

London: Alex Hogg, 1790. Unbound. Original engraving depicting two views of an elaborate, carved Maori waka huia collected by Captain James Cook during his first visit to New Zealand in 1769. Also shown are 'A Handle for the same instrument made in Otaheite', 'A Fly Flap of Ohiteroa', 'Another Handle for the same instrument', 'A military Gorget worn in the South Sea Islands.' Engraving size 215mm x 360mm, size with mat, 405mm x 560mm. Very Good, Item #014084

Price: $243.00 NZD

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