Skinner

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Auction 3005B

May 5, 2017 10:00AM

05-05-2017 05-05-2017

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Four Western Mexican Pottery Figures

Four Western Mexican Pottery Figures

Lot:
1
Unsold
 

Four Western Mexican Pottery Figures, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., three seated forms and a standing female figure, ht. to 8 1/4 in. Provenance: Collected in the 1960s. More ...

Five Nayarit Female Figures

Five Nayarit Female Figures

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$615$500

Five Nayarit Female Figures, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., all standing, one holding a puppy, ht. to 6 in. More ...

Three Jalisco Painted Figures

Three Jalisco Painted Figures

Lot:
3
Unsold
 

Three Jalisco Painted Figures, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., all female figures, one with an infant, (broken and repaired), ht. to 5 1/4 in. More ...

Mezcala Carved Stone Figure

Mezcala Carved Stone Figure

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$492$400

Mezcala Carved Stone Figure, c. 400-100 B.C., medium green stone, ht. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Collected in the 1960s. More ...

Mezcala Carved Stone Figure

Mezcala Carved Stone Figure

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$369$300

Mezcala Carved Stone Figure, c. 400-100 B.C., dark green stone, with prominent eyes and mouth, ht. 7 in. More ...

Jalisco Seated Pottery Figure

Jalisco Seated Pottery Figure

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$277$225

Jalisco Seated Pottery Figure, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., hands to the knees, wearing a crested head covering, ht. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Colima Pottery Dog

Colima Pottery Dog

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Colima Pottery Dog, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with bulging stomach and tail spout, lg. 11 3/4, ht. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Two Colima Pottery Figures

Two Colima Pottery Figures

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Colima Pottery Figures, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., a standing figure wearing a head wrap, and a seated female form, ht. to 9 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected in the 1960s. More ...

Jalisco Kneeling Female Figure

Jalisco Kneeling Female Figure

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Jalisco Kneeling Female Figure, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., holding her hands to her abdomen and wearing a crested headdress, ht. 14 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New York. More ...

Chinesco Painted Standing Figure

Chinesco Painted Standing Figure

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$984$800

Chinesco Painted Standing Figure, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the armless form with painted face and incised apron, includes Plexiglas stand, ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New More ...

Jalisco Standing Cargador Figure

Jalisco Standing Cargador Figure

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Jalisco Standing Cargador Figure, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the hunchback figure holding his palms out and wearing a headdress, on wood base, ht. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, More ...

Pre-Columbian Gold Pendant

Pre-Columbian Gold Pendant

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Pre-Columbian Gold Pendant, Costa Rica or Panama, c. 700-1500 A.D., in the form of a shamanic figure, modern pin backing and loop for hanging added, 1 7/8 x 1 3/4 in. More ...

Tairona Gold Frog and Sixteen Buttons

Tairona Gold Frog and Sixteen Buttons

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$369$300

Tairona Gold Frog and Sixteen Buttons, c. 1000-1500 A.D., the frog functions as tweezers, frog lg. 1 1/4 in. More ...

Tumbaga Eye and Mouth Mask

Tumbaga Eye and Mouth Mask

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$185$150

Tumbaga Eye and Mouth Mask, Central Coast, Peru, c. 1000-1400 A.D., the eyes with bone bead detail, the mouth with cotton fringe, lg. of eyes 8 in. More ...

Two Inca Carved Wood Keros

Two Inca Carved Wood Keros

Lot:
15
Unsold
 

Two Inca Carved Wood Keros, c. 1000-1400 A.D., each with a band of incised abstract faces and geometric designs, (one repaired), ht. to 3 1/2 in. More ...

Nazca Incised Bone Flute

Nazca Incised Bone Flute

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$492$400

Nazca Incised Bone Flute, 300-600 A.D., with seven finger holes, elaborate incised designs on the top, and two feline figures with a slot for attachments on the end, dark patina, lg. 11 12 in. More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Wood Items

Four Pre-Columbian Wood Items

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$369$300

Four Pre-Columbian Wood Items, Central Coast, Peru, c. 1000-1500 A.D., a Chancay coffer with avian design; a small figure of a human torso; a bowl with bird and crayfish motif; and a spoon, spoon More ...

Hauri Tie-dyed Cloth Panel

Hauri Tie-dyed Cloth Panel

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Hauri Tie-dyed Cloth Panel, c. 600-800 A.D., panels of gauze-like material sewn together in a modern-style design, mounted on linen frame, 33 x 27 in. More ...

Nazca Textile Panel

Nazca Textile Panel

Lot:
19
Unsold
 

Nazca Textile Panel, c. 600-800 A.D., tightly woven in a geometric and concentric cross design, mounted on a linen panel, 21 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. More ...

Three Aymara Textiles

Three Aymara Textiles

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$369$300

Three Aymara Textiles, Bolivia, 19th century, includes a manta and a poncho with a deep variegated purple background, (wool loss), poncho 61 x 50 in. More ...

Amazonian Carved Palm Wood War Club

Amazonian Carved Palm Wood War Club

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Amazonian Carved Palm Wood War Club, Karaja, c. first half 20th century, the handle with cane and plant fiber design of crosses, with cotton wrapping, patina of use, lg. 55 1/2 in. More ...

Amazonian Carved Hardwood Club

Amazonian Carved Hardwood Club

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$400$325

Amazonian Carved Hardwood Club, c. first half 20th century, the top half and butt end grooved and with a slight flare, cotton detail, patina of use, lg. 58 in. More ...

Four Amazonian Shaman's Items

Four Amazonian Shaman's Items

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$461$375

Four Amazonian Shaman's Items, Tukano, a stool with painted designs; a wooden ceremonial cigar holder; a bone flute; and a bone hallucinogen inhaler, stool lg. 24, cigar holder lg. 24 in. More ...

Two Amazonian Ceremonial Masks

Two Amazonian Ceremonial Masks

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Two Amazonian Ceremonial Masks, Xingu Reserve, a wood mask with fiber fringe and geometric designs, and a Kuikuro fiber mask used in the fishing dance; wood mask without fringe 16 x 14 1/2, fiber More ...

Amazonian Mask/Body Costume

Amazonian Mask/Body Costume

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Amazonian Mask/Body Costume, Tamoko, from the Wayana Apalai tribe, Guiana highlands, the basketry frame covered with wax and painted with red and white designs, with bast fiber streamers, total lg. More ...

Yoruba Ibeji Doll

Yoruba Ibeji Doll

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$984$800

Yoruba Ibeji Doll, the female figure with large facial features, wearing strands of trade beads, dark glossy patina, ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New York. More ...

Pair of Yoruba Ibeji Dolls

Pair of Yoruba Ibeji Dolls

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$677$550

Pair of Yoruba Ibeji Dolls, male and female, both wearing strands of trade beads, glossy dark patina, ht. to 10 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New York. More ...

Yoruba Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Yoruba Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Yoruba Carved Wood Ibeji Doll, the female figure with crested coiffure, wearing multiple strands of trade beads, ht. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New York. More ...

Yoruba Ibeji Doll

Yoruba Ibeji Doll

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$554$450

Yoruba Ibeji Doll, the female figure wearing strands of trade beads and cowrie shells, dark patina, ht. 10 in. Provenance: The estate of Celia Ascher, New York. More ...

African Terra-cotta Head

African Terra-cotta Head

Lot:
30
Unsold
 

African Terra-cotta Head, Mali, with custom stand, ht. 3 1/2 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, New York. More ...