Presented by Samoans to Robert Louis Stevenson, 1890s (d. 1894); by descent to his family; possibly, D. Angus; [a Pasadena, CA, antiques shop]; Peter Furst, California; [David Stuart, Los Angeles, ca. 1967–1968]; Edmund and Adelaide de Menil Carpenter, New York, 1968–1990
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