Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Auction 2237

May 22, 2004 10:00AM

05-22-2004 05-22-2004

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

African Carved Ivory and Wood Container

African Carved Ivory and Wood Container

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$59$50

African Carved Ivory and Wood Container, with a crescent-shaped wood plug at one end and a band of circle-and-dot decoration, (dark patina), stand included, ht. 10 More ...

Fifty-five Strands of African Stone and Glass Trade Beads

Fifty-five Strands of African Stone and Glass Trade Beads

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$499$425

Fifty-five Strands of African Stone and Glass Trade Beads, includes five strands of millefiore beads, various lengths and conditions.Provenance: A New England More ...

Eleven African Carved Wood or Metal Items

Eleven African Carved Wood or Metal Items

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$558$475

Eleven African Carved Wood or Metal Items, includes Mossi and Fanti dolls, a thumb-piano, a wood and metal knife, a brass bell, a metal knife, etc.Provenance: A New England More ...

Three African Items

Three African Items

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$206$175

Three African Items, a cast metal anklet, a Yoruba carved and painted wood fan, and five strands of glass and metal beads, (old repair to fan), fan lg. 12 1/2 More ...

Two African Forged Metal Staffs

Two African Forged Metal Staffs

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$118$100

Two African Forged Metal Staffs, Yoruba, both with stylized avian figures, one with a "medicine" attachment on the shaft, lg. to 28 1/2 More ...

Two Pieces of African Metal Currency

Two Pieces of African Metal Currency

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$353$300

Two Pieces of African Metal Currency, a large hollow globular form of copper and a forged iron form styled as a human figure, ht. to 19 1/2 More ...

African Bronze Wrist Cuff

African Bronze Wrist Cuff

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$470$400

African Bronze Wrist Cuff, Ibo, c. late 19th century, flared at both ends with stamped and incised geometric decoration, (dark patina, old repairs), ht. 7 3/8 More ...

Two African Wood and Metal Spears

Two African Wood and Metal Spears

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$499$425

Two African Wood and Metal Spears, both with metal wrapping around the shafts, the first with a long tapered spear point and chip-carved handgrip, the second with perforations in the gracefully More ...

African Carved Wood and Metal Spear

African Carved Wood and Metal Spear

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$147$125

African Carved Wood and Metal Spear, Dan, c. mid-20th century, the round segmented wooden shaft carved with a spear point at one end, a head at the center flanked by geometrically carved sections, More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,058$900

African Carved Wood Mask, the hollowed oval form pierced at the edge for attachments, with a pierced single crescent-shaped eye, large cheeks, long nose, and pierced mouth, traces of red More ...

Five African Carved Wood Items

Five African Carved Wood Items

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$294$250

Five African Carved Wood Items, Dan, a mask with a high brow and round perforated eyes, and four small "passport" masks, (patina of use, cracks), ht. to 10 1/2 More ...

African Carved Wooden Helmet Mask

African Carved Wooden Helmet Mask

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$118$100

African Carved Wooden Helmet Mask, Cameroon, the hollowed form with prominent facial features, including pierced mouth with filed teeth, large deeply carved almond-shaped eyes, and arched brows, More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$294$250

African Carved Wood Mask, Dan, the hollowed oval form pierced at the rim for attachments, protruding pierced mouth with metal teeth, slit metal covered pierced eyes, hide attachments, ht. 8 3/4 More ...

Two African Carved Wood Masks

Two African Carved Wood Masks

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$646$550

Two African Carved Wood Masks, Dan, both of hollow ovoid form with pierced eyes and mouth, (one with heavy insect damage), ht. to 10 More ...

Two African Carved Wood Items

Two African Carved Wood Items

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$558$475

Two African Carved Wood Items, a highly stylized Mossi doll with incised detail, and a Lobi carved head with long cylindrical neck, (insect damage), ht. to 14 More ...

African Hide Covered Wood Headdress

African Hide Covered Wood Headdress

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$470$400

African Hide Covered Wood Headdress, Ekoi, with woven fiber base, in the form of a head with open oval mouth showing teeth, oval eyes in recessed orbits, and pegs inserted in the coiffure, (dark More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$323$275

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Yoruba, with pierced eyes, scarification marks, wearing a bowl-shaped hat, traces of Kaolin, (wood loss, cracks), ht. 8, lg. 12 1/2 More ...

Four African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Four African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$176$150

Four African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, three males and one female, all with different stylizations, (wood loss, cracks), ht. to 10 More ...

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, with highly stylized coiffures, trade bead jewelry, cowrie shell swags hanging from the hands, and indigo dyed tunics, (patina of use), ht. 11 More ...

Two Pairs of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Two Pairs of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$558$475

Two Pairs of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, both pairs with a male and female, one pair with trade bead jewelry, (patina of use, cracks), ht. to 11 More ...

Three African Carved Wood Figures

Three African Carved Wood Figures

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$382$325

Three African Carved Wood Figures, Yoruba, two Ibeji dolls, a male and a female, and a Shango staff (broken off at the legs, dark patinas), ht. to 16 More ...

African Carved Wood Monkey

African Carved Wood Monkey

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$470$400

African Carved Wood Monkey, Baule, standing on a base, with bent knees, long cylindrical torso, heart-shaped face with carved teeth, remnant arms, (cracks and wood loss), ht. 31 More ...

Two African Wood Carvings

Two African Wood Carvings

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$382$325

Two African Wood Carvings, a female Baule figure with hands to the abdomen, and an Ashante doll with bead attachments, ht. to 11 1/2 More ...

Large African Carved Wood Drum

Large African Carved Wood Drum

Lot:
28
Unsold
 

Large African Carved Wood Drum, Yoruba, the hollow cylindrical form with pegged animal hide drum skin, depicting a kneeling mother nursing an infant, (encrusted patina, cracks, wood loss), ht. 46 More ...

African Carved Wood Door Latch

African Carved Wood Door Latch

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

African Carved Wood Door Latch, Bamana, the anthropomorphic form with incised details, (dark patina), stand included, ht. 22 1/2 More ...

Three African Carved Wood Door Latches

Three African Carved Wood Door Latches

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$529$450

Three African Carved Wood Door Latches, Bamana, two with abstract forms and incised detail, the third an anthropomorphic figure wearing a Colonial-style hat, ht. to 18 in.Provenance: A New England More ...

African Carved Wood Door Latch

African Carved Wood Door Latch

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$176$150

African Carved Wood Door Latch, Bamana, the anthropomorphic form with incised details, (dark patina), stand included, ht. 17 1/2 More ...

African Carved Wood Door

African Carved Wood Door

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$264$225

African Carved Wood Door, Dogon, with twenty figures carved in relief, (heavy insect damage and wear), 25 x 14 More ...

African Carved Wood Door Latch

African Carved Wood Door Latch

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$118$100

African Carved Wood Door Latch, Bamana, the abstract form with incised detail, (dark patina), stand included, ht. 15 3/4 More ...