Two Fine Fijian ‘Tabua’

Two Fine Fijian ‘Tabua’  
Both with old collection auction labels 
One ‘tabua’ with mellow yellow colour and fine patina, the other example of a whiter natural colour, both with good colour from wear and use 
Whale-Tooth 
Fiji
Early 19th Century 

SIZE: 13.5cm long, 4.5cm wide, 3.5cm deep - 5³⁄₈ ins long, 1¾ ins wide, 1³⁄₈ ins deep and 14.5cm long, 4.5cm wide, 3.5cm deep - 5⁵⁄₈ ins long, 1¾ ins wide, 1³⁄₈ ins deep 

CITES certificate no’s. 608695/01 and 608695/02

 
Two Fine Fijian ‘Tabua’  
Both with old collection auction labels 
One ‘tabua’ with mellow yellow colour and fine patina, the other example of a whiter natural colour, both with good colour from wear and use 
Whale-Tooth 
Fiji
Early 19th Century 

SIZE: 13.5cm long, 4.5cm wide, 3.5cm deep - 5³⁄₈ ins long, 1¾ ins wide, 1³⁄₈ ins deep and 14.5cm long, 4.5cm wide, 3.5cm deep - 5⁵⁄₈ ins long, 1¾ ins wide, 1³⁄₈ ins deep 

CITES certificate no’s. 608695/01 and 608695/02
Stoneleigh Abbey Preservation Trust Ltd. 
Christies, London, Tribal Art, 10th November 1981, lot 295 
Ex Private collection 

CF: Christies auction catalogue notes: Oceanic material from ‘The Musuem’ at Stoneleigh Abbey appears to have been collected by William Henry, 2nd Baron Leigh (1824 - 1905) and his son, Francis Dudley, 3rd Baron Leigh (1855 - 1938)

Two Fine Fijian ‘Tabua’

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