1900 Print Artist C. J. Praetorius Maori Woodwork Canoe ORIGINAL HISTORIC INS2


This is an original 1900 halftone print of an illustration by the artist C. J. Praetorius of a wooden carved stern of a war canoe and a carved handclub of Maori wood carving inspiration. Maori woodworking had many influences from eastern Polynesian artwork due to Maori ancestry starting in Polynesia.


This 111+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 11 inches; 20 x 28 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Praetorius, C. J. . Artist name printed on page - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: whittle, whittling, drawing, sketch, art, culture, cultural, ancient, canoeing, vessel, boat, decor, decorative, ornate, weapon, club, ancient, history, historical

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