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Snare, Bird, D32.857

Physical Description

Wooden, carved in one piece with addition of another piece of wood below cross bar which is tied with vine to upright. Upright carved with human face, shaped at base. Cross bar oval in section, meets upright at acute angle. Carved on end. Twigs and cord attached.

Research Notes

Further research may clarify whether the design can be attributed to either Ngati Whatua or Nga Puhi.

Provenance

Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 45 x 310 x 50mm

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