A SUPERB AND RARE TORRES STRAIT DUGOUT CANOE,
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A SUPERB AND RARE TORRES STRAIT DUGOUT CANOE,

Currency:AUD Category:Antiques Start Price:1,500.00 AUD Estimated At:3,000.00 - 5,000.00 AUD
A SUPERB AND RARE TORRES STRAIT DUGOUT CANOE,
A SUPERB AND RARE TORRES STRAIT DUGOUT CANOE,
c.1930s, of wood in classic monumental minimalist ovoid form, one side pierced for outrigger attachments, undecorated, 390cm
Provenance: Ex-collection C. Atherton North Queensland, previously from the collection of Earnest Albert Atherton, Minister for Mines Queensland 1930-1933, this canoe has been on loan to the Cairns Regional Gallery since 1998