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  • New Guinea Wood Mask, Mwai

    Lot: 1100
    Sold for: $281$225

    New Guinea Wood Mask, Mwai, middle Sepik River, Sawos people, heavy wood ancestor mask, decorated with shells including nassa and cowrie, with boar tusks in nose and cassowary feathers around the ...

  • Two Massim Lime Gourds

    Lot: 1124
    Unsold  

    Two Massim Lime Gourds, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, gourds with ornamented stoppers, on with boar tusk, the other missing tusk, with fiber carrying strap with shells, ...

  • Vanuatu Painted Clay Mask

    Lot: 1136
    Unsold  

    Vanuatu Painted Clay Mask, Malekula Island, 20th century, painted clay modeled into a face, with boar tusks and natural fibers, lg. 7 3/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: The Rosman collection, New ...

  • Mande Hunter Shirt

    Lot: 1214
    Sold for: $500$400

    Mande Hunter Shirt, coarse fiber tunic, decorated with cowrie shells, horn, and boar tusks, and numerous small leather-framed hide rectangles, lg. 28, wd. at shoulders 19 in. ...

  • Two Contemporary Eskimo Seals

    Lot: 1383
    Sold for: $406$325

    Two Contemporary Eskimo Seals, Alaska, two seals made from walrus tusk, unsigned, (flipper broken off one seal), lg. 3 3/4 in. each. ...

  • Contemporary Eskimo Maskette

    Lot: 1384
    Sold for: $313$250

    Contemporary Eskimo Maskette, Alaska, Inuit mask made from walrus tusk, with collection number on back "MEL - 983.163.52," with metal base, ht. 2 1/8 in. ...

  • Contemporary Eskimo Mask Amulet

    Lot: 1387
    Sold for: $163$130

    Contemporary Eskimo Mask Amulet, unsigned, Yupik mask, carved from walrus tusk, lg. 1 3/4 in. ...

  • Eskimo Effigy Hook

    Lot: 1415
    Sold for: $200$160

    Eskimo Effigy Hook, Alaska, made from walrus tusk, a large hole at one end and human face at the other, on metal stand, (minor loss), lg. 1 3/8 in. ...

  • Eskimo Figures of a Fox and Walrus Head

    Lot: 1418
    Sold for: $200$160

    Eskimo Figures of a Fox and Walrus Head, Alaska, 19th century, small fox and a head of a walrus with tusks, (one tusk repaired), lg. 2 and 2 in. ...

  • Eskimo Fish Lure and Two Harpoon Points

    Lot: 1423
    Sold for: $150$120

    Eskimo Fish Lure and Two Harpoon Points, Alaska, the lure carved from walrus tusk probably 19th century, the harpoon points possibly pre-contact, lg. lure, 4, 4 3/4 and 3 3/4 in. ...

  • Three Eskimo Baleen Lidded Baskets

    Lot: 1646
    Sold for: $5,000$4,000

    Three Eskimo Baleen Lidded Baskets, one with carved seal on lid, one with polar bear and one with walrus head, each with walrus tusk plaque on base, ht. 3 1/4, wd. 3 1/2, ht. 3 1/2, wd. 4, and ht. ...

  • Naga Warrior's Hat

    Lot: 1029
    Sold for: $750$600

    Naga Warrior's Hat, Kalyo-Kengyu, Nagaland, woven cane with yellow orchid stems, boar tusks, and red-dyed goat hair, ht. 13 in. ...

  • Eskimo Model Ship

    Lot: 1235
    Sold for: $2,625$2,100

    Eskimo Model Ship, possibly Inupiat, Alaska, c. 1900, constructed from bone and walrus tusk, ht. 6, wd. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont; Alaska on Madison Gallery, New ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board and Carving

    Lot: 1240
    Sold for: $875$700

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board and Carving, Alaska, late 19th century, decorated with black pigmented illustrations of animals including, walrus, rabbit, fox, beaver, salmon, and a polar bear, ...

  • Northwest Coast Shaman's Amulet

    Lot: 1279
    Sold for: $875$700

    Northwest Coast Shaman's Amulet, Tlingit, fourth quarter 19th century, "Devil Fish" figure carved from walrus tusk, ht. 4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont. ...

  • Northwest Coast Carving

    Lot: 1285
    Sold for: $250$200

    Northwest Coast Carving, possibly Tlingit, late 19th century carving on a much older piece of walrus tusk, probably a handle, lg. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Stowe, Vermont. ...

  • Carved Northwest Coast Walrus Tusk Totem Pole

    Lot: 1126
    Sold for: $338$275

    Carved Northwest Coast Walrus Tusk Totem Pole, 20th century, with five clan crest animals, mounted on wood base, ht. including base 10 1/2 in. ...

  • New Guinea Bone Dagger

    Lot: 1278
    Sold for: $74$60

    New Guinea Bone Dagger, Middle Sepik River Province, cassowary bone dagger with clay mask at top, decorated with paint, shells, and boar tusks, with metal stand, (tip broken), ht. not including ...

  • Wilcox & Wagner Sterling Silver-mounted Table Lighter

    Lot: 1021
    Sold for: $677$550

    Wilcox & Wagner Sterling Silver-mounted Table Lighter, New York, early 20th century, with a tusk handle and attached cigarette cutter, lg. 10 3/4 in. ...

  • Two New Guinea Woven Bags

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $400$325

    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. ...

  • Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $369$300

    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 ...

  • Vanuatu Dance Stave Head, Teme

    Lot: 48
    Unsold  

    Vanuatu Dance Stave Head, Teme, Malekula Island, early to mid-20th century, made with wood, boar tusks, bark cloth, spider web, natural pigments, rattan, banana fiber and modeled clay, with metal ...

  • Nunivak Island Carved Figurative Tusk

    Lot: 299
    Sold for: $4,920$4,000

    Nunivak Island Carved Figurative Tusk, early 20th century, carved in the round with many seals interlocked with walrus, two salmon and a central bird with a fish in its beak, incised details ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 302
    Sold for: $369$300

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, Alaska, c. 1900, the top a cribbage board with scrimshaw designs, the bottom with seal, dog and sled and a fish, the side with feathers, lg. 13 in. ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Vessel

    Lot: 1256
    Sold for: $308$250

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Vessel, Alaska, 19th century, lg. 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Dr. John Beach Driggs collection. Driggs was an Episcopal missionary physician and educator who served in Point Hope, ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 1296
    Sold for: $492$400

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, 20th century, decorated with black pigmented illustrations of seals, walrus, polar bears, and whale hunting, lg. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Bertram and Ruth ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

    Lot: 1297
    Sold for: $277$225

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, Alaska, c. 1900-20, with black pigmented illustrations of seals, walrus, fish, and a hare, lg. 16 1/2 in. ...

  • Eskimo Walrus Tusk Ice Knife

    Lot: 1318
    Sold for: $98$80

    Eskimo Walrus Tusk Ice Knife, Alaska, 20th century, shaped into a thin blade from a walrus tusk, lg. 17 in. ...

  • Two Eskimo Filigree Necklaces

    Lot: 1423
    Unsold  

    Two Eskimo Filigree Necklaces, Yupik, Alaska, walrus tusk filigree necklaces, one with heart-shaped pendant, the other oval, lg. each 12 in. ...

  • Three Inuit Walrus Ivory Bracelets

    Lot: 1429
    Sold for: $185$150

    Three Inuit Walrus Ivory Bracelets, polished slices of fossil walrus tusk each on two elastics, one with spacers, dia. 2 1/4, 2 1/4, 2 1/8 in. ...