Maori (Rongowhakaata). <em>Gable Figure (Tekoteko)</em>, ca. 1850-1860. Wood, paua shell, pigment, 12 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. (31.4 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 03.216. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 03.216_bw.jpg)

Gable Figure (Tekoteko)

Artist:Maori (Rongowhakaata)

Medium: Wood, paua shell, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1850-1860

Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. (31.4 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm)


Accession Number: 03.216

Image: 03.216_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small carved wooden figure with shell eyes and elaborate carved decoration; colored with black paint, with traces of granular red and white pigment Condition: good

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