Joe Loux. | Joe Loux's rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia
Joe Loux presents a rare stilt step or Tapuvae from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Joe Loux buys and sells antique, authentic Oceanic and Polynesian art.
Stilt step, Tapuvae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, 19th century, wood, sculpture, antique, tribal art
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  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the wooden sculpture.
  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the wooden sculpture.
  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the profile of the sculpture on the wooden sculpture.
  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the face of figure on the wooden sculpture.
  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the back of the wooden sculpture.
  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the wooden sculpture.
  • A rare stilt step or 'Tapuvae' from the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia, dating to the mid-19th century. This photo is a detail of the wooden sculpture.

Marquesas Islands Stilt Step (Tapuvae).

Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia
Mid-19th century
Wood
14 1/2″ (l) x 4″ (d) x 3″ (w)
Price on request

Date

14 December 2023

Category

recent acquisitions, sculpture