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A CARVED WOOD MODEL OF A CEYLONESE DUG OUT OUTRIGGER PROA
This lot is offered without reserve.
A CARVED WOOD MODEL OF A CEYLONESE DUG OUT OUTRIGGER PROA

LATE 20TH CENTURY

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A CARVED WOOD MODEL OF A CEYLONESE DUG OUT OUTRIGGER PROA
LATE 20TH CENTURY
In a perspex case
The case -- 29 in. (73.7 cm.) high; 43½ in. (110.5 cm.) wide; 22½ in. (57 cm.) deep
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Lot Essay

The Ceylonese Proa was used for fishing, transportation and cargo carrying. The boat takes its name from its pattern of sail. The identical ends of the hull create an inter-changeable bow and stern, allowing the boat to sale in either direction depending on the wind.

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