Lot 0237

19th C. Fijian Wood Canoe Bailer

**Originally Listed At $2250** Polynesia, Fiji Islands, ca. 19th century CE. A handsome wooden canoe bailer, hand-carved from a single piece of wood to form a shallow basin with a broad leaf-like outline and a cylindrical horizontal handle at one end. It would have originally had a closed lower tip to contain the water. Bailers like this one were... more