1900 Print Artist C. J. Praetorius Maori Wood Carvings ORIGINAL HISTORIC INS2


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

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