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Philippines War Shield

Philippines War Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
13
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Philippines War Shield, Bagobo, southeastern Mindanao, 19th century, with raised central boss, the outer edges bordered with hair tufts, incised and painted design on the front, with a raised carved More ...

Geelvink Bay Shield

Geelvink Bay Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
17
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Geelvink Bay Shield, early 20th century, subtle hourglass shape, the front carved with typical curvilinear designs, handle at back, on metal stand, ht. 26 in. Provenance: Sotheby's London, More ...

Massim Lime Spatula

Massim Lime Spatula

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
20
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, late 19th/early 20th century, the handle decorated with lime filled curvilinear designs, smooth black patina, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Two New Guinea Woven Bags

Two New Guinea Woven Bags

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
24
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Two New Guinea Woven Bags, Sepik River, woven with bush fiber and decorated with boar tusks, shells, and cassowary feathers, lg. 9 and 12 in. Provenance: R.H. Pulliene Collection, Australia. More ...

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
25
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items, a woven necklace with nassa shells, a neck ornament with bone and seeds, a neck ornament with four boar tusks and shells, two double boar tusk neck ornaments, a More ...

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
27
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers, Maprik, early to mid-20th century, decorated with typical abstract designs, smooth glossy patina, lg. 14 and 11 1/2 in. Provenance: B.L. Hornshaw Collection. More ...

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
28
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers, Maprik, early to mid-20th century, each decorated with typical abstract designs, pierced at the top for fiber decorations, smooth glossy patina, lg. 14 1/2, 11 1/2, More ...

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
35
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion, Dampier Straits, Tuam Island, elongated form, the domed base supporting an oblong pierced shaft ended by a circular motif, all surmounted by a crescent-shaped terminal More ...

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
44
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet, Schouten Island, early to mid-20th century, pierced at the bottom for fiber decoration, with smooth blackened patina, with metal stand, (minor loss at the end), More ...

Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa

Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
54
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa, Solomon Islands, 19th century, canoe-shaped club with black pigment decoration and fiber tassels, (some tassel lugs are missing, chips and age cracks), old Christie's More ...

Solomon Islands Scepter

Solomon Islands Scepter

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
61
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Solomon Islands Scepter, South Malaita, 19th century, cylindrical form with a waisted butt and inlaid with mother-of-pearl and supporting a slender wood shaft terminating in a heavily encrusted ball More ...

Solomon Islands God Stick

Solomon Islands God Stick

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
62
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Solomon Islands God Stick, Malaita, 19th century, crouching figure atop a short spike, varnished patina, ht. 13 in. Provenance: Private collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Boddham Welham, Geneva; More ...

Solomon Islands Fish Float and Hook

Solomon Islands Fish Float and Hook

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
63
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Solomon Islands Fish Float and Hook, Malaita, early to mid-20th century, wood carved flying fish god figure with stone sinker attached with rattan, (broken at legs and repaired), lg. 22 1/2 in. More ...

Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
66
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana, Bellona Island, Solomon Islands, late 19th, early 20th century, hardwood and sennit fiber, the strapped head carved into eight blunt points, lg. 17 in. More ...

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
103
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze, Mangaia, 19th century, the hollow-carved square shaft with geometric relief carving, the basalt blade bound with sennit fiber, (minor wood loss), lg. 29 in. More ...

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
108
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle, mid-19th century, overall carved geometric designs, the top with eight stylized heads, round-cut shaft, dark patina, lg. 43 in. Provenance: Christie's London, More ...

Maori Wood Hand Club, Patuki

Maori Wood Hand Club, Patuki

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
111
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Maori Wood Hand Club, Patuki, New Zealand, 19th century, the flat four sides decorated with carved koru patterns, the butt end with two faces, and pierced for wrist strap, the holes with shell More ...

Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa

Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
112
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa, New Zealand, 19th century, greywacke, polished stone with biconical hole and ridged butt, lg. 12 1/4 in. Provenance: Merton Simpson Gallery, New York City. More ...

Maori Wood Net Float

Maori Wood Net Float

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
113
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Maori Wood Net Float, New Zealand, 19th century, pierced and carved as a figure with hands grasping chin, the in-turned feet forming loops, brown smooth patina, lg. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Maori Marionette Figure, Keretao

Maori Marionette Figure, Keretao

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
114
Estimate:
$8,000 - $12,000

Maori Marionette Figure, Keretao, New Zealand, early to mid-19th century, the figure standing on a long wood point, fully carved with koru designs, the separately worked arms missing, the oval head More ...

Dogon Knife

Dogon Knife

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
137
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Dogon Knife, the wood hilt carved as a seated female figure, with hand-forged decorated blade, lg. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: Acquired in Mali in the 1980s. More ...

Dogon Figure, Nommo

Dogon Figure, Nommo

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
138
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Dogon Figure, Nommo, Mali, kneeling on a round base, the long arms raised above the head, heavily encrusted patina, ht. 16 1/4 in. Provenance: Acquired in Mali in the 1980s. More ...

Dogon Figure Female

Dogon Figure Female

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
139
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Dogon Figure Female, standing on a low mound with hands resting on the lower abdomen, cut-out arms and elongated neck, with ruff at neck and elaborate coiffure, eroded surface, ht. 21 1/4 in. More ...

Dogon Male Figure, Nyonga

Dogon Male Figure, Nyonga

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
140
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Dogon Male Figure, Nyonga, Mali, seated on a triple circular base, the elongated torso accentuated by the narrow cut-out arms, with a beard and top-knot, dry dark encrusted patina, ht. 12 7/8 in. More ...

Dogon Kneeling Female Figure

Dogon Kneeling Female Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
141
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Dogon Kneeling Female Figure, kneeling female figure on a round base, hands on thighs, elongated torso and cut-out arms, pointed breasts and long neck, wearing a long plait on head, dry encrusted More ...

Dogon Male Figure

Dogon Male Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
142
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Dogon Male Figure, standing on a low round base, short legs and elongated torso and cut-out arms, device on neck would indicate the figure of a prisoner, with a diamond motif on chest and defined More ...

Marka/Dogon Figurative Staff Finial

Marka/Dogon Figurative Staff Finial

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
143
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Marka/Dogon Figurative Staff Finial, the legs cut below the knee, with an elongated torso and cut-out arms, hands on abdomen, the head with a high crested coiffure, in a wood base, ht. 11 7/8 in. More ...

Dogon Mask

Dogon Mask

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
144
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Dogon Mask, rectangular mask with three figures atop the head, small protruding mouth, long narrow nose and triangular cut-out eyes, eroded and dry patina, ht. 18 5/8 in. Provenance: Acquired in More ...

Dogon Bronze Figure

Dogon Bronze Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
145
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Dogon Bronze Figure, early 20th century, man seated on a square platform, with metal stand, ht. 4 in. Provenance: Jean-Michel Huguenin Galerie, Paris, France. More ...

Kotoko Bronze Horse and Rider Amulet

Kotoko Bronze Horse and Rider Amulet

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
146
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Kotoko Bronze Horse and Rider Amulet, Lake Chad, 19th century, bronze, ht. 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Jo De Buck Gallery, Brussels, Belgium. More ...