This is an original 1900 halftone print of a Carved Feather Box illustrated by the artist C. J. Praetorius from a collection of drawings inspired by Maori Wood Carving; Maori ancestry started in eastern Polynesia, and that is why the Maori craftsmanship resembles Polynesian artwork.
This 111+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 6.5 x 2.75 inches; 17 x 7 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 signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: carve, whittle, whittling, woodwork, wooden, decorative, ancient, history, historical, culture, cultural