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Treasure Box (Wakahuia)

Date:
1830s–40s
Geography:
New Zealand, Rotorua
Culture:
Maori people, Te Arawa
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 x W. 6 1/2 in. (3.5 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1635a, b
Not on view
Sir Jacob Epstein, London, until (d.) 1959; his estate, until 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

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