A Jane Brenkley carved wood 'wakahuia'

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,600

Lot Description

A Jane Brenkley carved wood 'wakahuia', of elongated form tapering at the ends, the hinged lid carved with lizards and naive Maori masks to either end; the sides carved with further masks and notch designs; colour stained and painted; the interior with pokerwork coastal landscape, epithets, signature and date 1951. 695 x 85 x 85mm excluding plinth feet.