Fine Handcarved 1800s Kamani Wood Bowl ex. Irving Jenkins Collection
An incredible old Native Hawaiian kamani wood poi bowl, or “umeki poi,” handcarved and with native butterfly repairs.
With original identification tag that states “UMEKI POI, Kamani. I.A. Jenkins Collection.”
Measurements: 12 1/8″ diameter at mouth, 4″ height. 1/4″ lip. Weighs 2 lbs, 1.8 oz.
Provenance: From the collection of Hawaii-born scholar, artist and appraiser Irving Jenkins, author of “The Hawaiian Calabash” (1989, University of Hawaii Press) and touring appraiser for Antiques Roadshow on PBS. A COA will be provided with this item.