Marquesan. <em>Fan Handle (Ke'e)</em>, late 18th century. Wood, 14 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in. (37.5 x 4.4 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marcia and John Friede, 73.107.7. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.107.7_SL1.jpg)

Fan Handle (Ke'e)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 18th century

Dimensions: 14 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in. (37.5 x 4.4 x 1.6 cm)


Accession Number: 73.107.7

Image: 73.107.7_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden fan handle. The handle of the fan consists of two pairs of tiki, one set on top of the other. Their eyes are enlarged. The area between the figures is also enlarged. The lips are defined by extended horizontal lines. On the top and the bottom of the figures sit two pairs of animal heads. Rising from the handle is a 10 5/8 inch strip of wood with incised horizontal lines. Condition: Good; the fan itself is missing

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