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Hardwood War Club

Hardwood War Club

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1101
Sold for:
$738$600

Hardwood War Club, Polynesia, 19th century, either Wallis and Futuna Islands or Tonga, lg. 36 1/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Boston. More ...

Tongan Ironwood War Club, Apa Api

Tongan Ironwood War Club, Apa Api

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Tongan Ironwood War Club, Apa Api, late 18th century, with herringbone and diamond designs on top half of club, smooth deep patina, lg. 34 in. More ...

Haku Maki (Japanese, 1924-2000)      Poem:  Reconciliation (Wa)

Haku Maki (Japanese, 1924-2000) Poem: Reconciliation (Wa)

Auction:
3045B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2017
Lot:
380
Sold for:
$246$200

Haku Maki (Japanese, 1924-2000) Poem: Reconciliation (Wa), 1970, edition of 50. Signed and dated "Haku Maki '70" in pencil l.r., numbered "11/50" in pencil l.l., with the artist's seal l.r., More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Paddle Club

Tonga Carved Wood Paddle Club

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Tonga Carved Wood Paddle Club, c. 19th century, with elaborate geometric decoration overall, dark brown patina, lg. 37 1/4 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Tonga Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
36
Unsold
 

Tonga Carved Wood Tapa Beater, c. 19th century, dark brown patina, lg. 11 1/2 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Tonga Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Auction:
2964B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2016
Lot:
37
Sold for:
$154$125

Tonga Carved Wood Tapa Beater, c. 19th century, lg. 12 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de (1741-1788) Voyage de la Perouse Autour du Monde.

La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de (1741-1788) Voyage de la Perouse Autour du Monde.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

La Perouse, Jean Francois de Galaup, Comte de (1741-1788) Voyage de la Perouse Autour du Monde. Paris: de l'Imprimerie de la Republique, 1797. Four large quarto volumes, and one atlas volume, text More ...

Webber, John (1751-1793) Views in the South Seas, from Drawings by the late James Webber, Draftsman on Board the Resolution, Captain Ja

Webber, John (1751-1793) Views in the South Seas, from Drawings by the late James Webber, Draftsman on Board the Resolution, Captain Ja

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$28,290$23,000

Webber, John (1751-1793) Views in the South Seas, from Drawings by the late James Webber, Draftsman on Board the Resolution, Captain James Cooke. London: Boydell & Co., 1808 [but 1820]. Folio, More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Billet Club

Tonga Carved Wood Billet Club

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$523$425

Tonga Carved Wood Billet Club, "Powai," c. 19th century, completely covered with finely carved geometric designs, probably cut down in the 19th century, lg. 28 3/4 in. Provenance: Christie's, More ...

Tongan Islands Carved Wood Club

Tongan Islands Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$461$375

Tongan Islands Carved Wood Club, c. second half 19th century, overall chip-carved geometric designs, (a few edge chips), lg. 31 1/2 in. More ...

Two Polynesian Bone Figures

Two Polynesian Bone Figures

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Polynesian Bone Figures, c. second half 19th century, possibly from the Tongan Islands, male and female standing figures, ht. to 3 3/4 in. More ...

14kt Gold and Enamel Ring

14kt Gold and Enamel Ring

Auction:
2887T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 03, 2016
Lot:
1315
Sold for:
$246$200

14kt Gold and Enamel Ring, red, white, and blue striped enamel ending in a central blue point, size 6 1/2, 8.1 dwt. More ...

Samoa/Tonga Carved Wood "Coconut Stalk" Club

Samoa/Tonga Carved Wood "Coconut Stalk" Club

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Samoa/Tonga Carved Wood "Coconut Stalk" Club, c. 19th century, with a geometric carving overall, pierced lug at one end for attachments, dark patina, lg. 25 1/2 in. Provenance: Eric and Esther More ...

14kt Gold and Enamel Ring

14kt Gold and Enamel Ring

Auction:
2844T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 10, 2015
Lot:
1470
Unsold
 

14kt Gold and Enamel Ring, red, white, and blue striped enamel ending in a central blue point, size 6 1/2, 8.1 dwt. More ...

Travel Engravings, Late 18th-Early 19th Century, Two Volumes.

Travel Engravings, Late 18th-Early 19th Century, Two Volumes.

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$185$150

Travel Engravings, Late 18th-Early 19th Century, Two Volumes. Two oblong octavo volumes without title pages, likely Dutch imprints, containing about 175 engravings of sights of interest to More ...

Trotter, William (1769-1822) Seven Manuscript Ship's Logs, 1787-1800

Trotter, William (1769-1822) Seven Manuscript Ship's Logs, 1787-1800

Auction:
2819T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 27, 2015
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$22,140$18,000

Trotter, William (1769-1822) Seven Manuscript Ship's Logs, 1787-1800 Seven small-folio volumes completed by hand detailing Trotter's voyages to Britain, Cadiz, Madeira, St. Jago, Rio de Janeiro, More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Billet Club

Tonga Carved Wood Billet Club

Auction:
2791B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Mar 14, 2015
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Tonga Carved Wood Billet Club, "Powai," slightly flared form with chip-carved geometric designs overall, (cracks), lg. 38 1/2 in. Provenance: Christie's London; Leo and Lillian Fortess More ...

Tonga Billet Club

Tonga Billet Club

Auction:
2791B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Mar 14, 2015
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Tonga Billet Club, 19th century, with flared end and chip-carved with geometric designs overall, (cracks), lg. 41 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Club

Tonga Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Tonga Carved Wood Club, 19th century, with flared head and geometric carving overall, lg. 30 in. Provenance: Ex Krantzler Antiques, New Bedford, Massachusetts; Eric and Esther Fortess More ...

Tonga Carved Wood Paddle Club

Tonga Carved Wood Paddle Club

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Tonga Carved Wood Paddle Club, c. 19th century, with incised decoration on the blade, (wood loss), lg. 39 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess Collection. More ...

La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) and Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834) Atlas pour Servir a la Relation

La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) and Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834) Atlas pour Servir a la Relation

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
685
Sold for:
$5,100$4,250

La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) and Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834) Atlas pour Servir a la Relation du Voyage a la Recherche de la Perouse. Paris: Jansen & Dien, More ...

Large Pictorial Tonga Tapa Cloth

Large Pictorial Tonga Tapa Cloth

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$444$375

Large Pictorial Tonga Tapa Cloth, c. early 20th century (?), decorated with panels of birds, animals, trees, and heraldic designs, (minor damage), 155 x 78 in. Provenance: Property of a New More ...

Tonga Painted Tapa Cloth

Tonga Painted Tapa Cloth

Auction:
2596B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 12, 2012
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$296$250

Tonga Painted Tapa Cloth, 1936, a banded pattern with flower vases, script, abstract foliate designs, and serpent-like devices at one end, 74 x 115 in. Provenance: Property of a New England More ...

(Travel and Exploration, Perouse), La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) a and Labillardiere, Jacques Julien Houton de (1755-

(Travel and Exploration, Perouse), La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) a and Labillardiere, Jacques Julien Houton de (1755-

Auction:
2571B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 13, 2011
Lot:
730
Unsold
 

La Perouse, Jean Francois Galaup de (1741-1788) and Jacques Julien Houton de Labillardiere (1755-1834) Atlas pour Servir a la Relation du Voyage a la Recherche de la Perouse. Paris: Jansen & Dien, More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Polynesian Carved Wood Club, Tonga, 19th century, with lug on end, the flared four-sided form with elaborate chip-carving, lg. 26 in. More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood Headrest

Polynesian Carved Wood Headrest

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
293
Unsold
 

Polynesian Carved Wood Headrest, Tonga, 19th century, upward curving flared support with a medial ridge on the underside, the gently curved legs terminating in a flaring circular foot, (one leg More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood Kava Bowl

Polynesian Carved Wood Kava Bowl

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
255A
Sold for:
$711$600

Polynesian Carved Wood Kava Bowl, Tonga Islands, 19th century, the round form with four legs, with original fiber carrying cord, (crack), dia. 14 1/4 in. More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

Polynesian Carved Wood Club, Tonga, 19th century, the paddle-shaped form completely covered with incised geometric designs including four avian and one human form on one side of blade, and four More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
257
Unsold
 

Polynesian Carved Wood Club, Tonga, 19th century, the baton form completely incised with geometric designs incorporating two spear-like devices, pierced butt lug, lg. 36 1/2 in. More ...

Polynesian Coiled Basketry Bowl

Polynesian Coiled Basketry Bowl

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
167
Unsold
 

Polynesian Coiled Basketry Bowl, Tonga, c. first half 19th century, the oval form with flat bottom curving towards the rim, with braided fiber handle, dark patina, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 12 1/2 in. More ...