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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

Fante Carved Wood Doll

Fante Carved Wood Doll

Lot:
31
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Fante Carved Wood Doll, the female form with blackened surface, wearing strands of trade beads, ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Dogon Standing Hermaphrodite Figure

Dogon Standing Hermaphrodite Figure

Lot:
32
Estimate:
$200 - $250

Dogon Standing Hermaphrodite Figure, with hands over the head, encrusted patina, ht. 10 in. More ...

Dan Carved Wood Mask with Hinged Jaw

Dan Carved Wood Mask with Hinged Jaw

Lot:
33
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Dan Carved Wood Mask with Hinged Jaw, with partial encrusted patina and pierced at the edge for attachments, with custom stand, ht. 9 1/2 in. More ...

Cameroon Beaded Calabash

Cameroon Beaded Calabash

Lot:
34
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Cameroon Beaded Calabash, with a bird-form stopper, beaded allover with geometric designs in various size trade beads, (minor bead loss), ht. 29 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, New York. More ...

Lega Carved Wood Mask

Lega Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
35
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Lega Carved Wood Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the face covered with Kaolin and with pyro blackened details, pierced at the chin for attachments, includes a custom stand, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 7 More ...

Makonde Carved Wood Deformity Mask

Makonde Carved Wood Deformity Mask

Lot:
36
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Makonde Carved Wood Deformity Mask, with partially blackened surface and pierced the edge for suspensions, dark patina, (wood loss), with custom stand, ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, More ...

Suku Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Suku Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
37
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Suku Carved Wood Helmet Mask, with animal crest, blue and white pigment, incised geometric designs, and plant fiber attachment, with custom stand, ht. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, New More ...

Mossi Karan Wemba Mask

Mossi Karan Wemba Mask

Lot:
38
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

Mossi Karan Wemba Mask, Burkina Faso, the stylized mask with small antelope head, surmounted by a standing female figure, with cowrie shell eyes, old repairs, dark patina of use, with custom stand, More ...

Songye Carved Wood Shield

Songye Carved Wood Shield

Lot:
39
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Songye Carved Wood Shield, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the front with relief-carved Kifwebe masks, white pigment, pyro-blackened surface, (wood loss), with custom stand, ht. 25, wd. 10 in. More ...

Lobi Carved Wood Male Figure

Lobi Carved Wood Male Figure

Lot:
40
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Lobi Carved Wood Male Figure, with crested coiffure, wood base, ht. 23 1/2 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, New York. More ...

Vere Carved Wood Male Figure

Vere Carved Wood Male Figure

Lot:
41
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Vere Carved Wood Male Figure, Nigeria, the standing figure with penetrating gaze, on a wood base, ht. 28 1/2 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, New York. More ...

Senufo Carved Wood Staff

Senufo Carved Wood Staff

Lot:
42
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Senufo Carved Wood Staff, with head-to-head female figures and an avian form at the top, blackened surface, wood base, ht. 56 in. Provenance: Pace Primitive, New York. More ...

Two Solomon Islands Pearl Shell Pectorals

Two Solomon Islands Pearl Shell Pectorals

Lot:
43
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Two Solomon Islands Pearl Shell Pectorals, with traces of red pigment, wd. to 6 3/4 in. Provenance: George Ortis collection; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Solomon Islands Shell Currency

Solomon Islands Shell Currency

Lot:
44
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Solomon Islands Shell Currency, Rubiana Lagoon, dia. 5 in. Provenance: Stan Moriarty collection. More ...

Two New Guinea Stone Adze Heads

Two New Guinea Stone Adze Heads

Lot:
45
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Two New Guinea Stone Adze Heads, lg. to 8 1/2 in. Provenance: The large oval adze from the Stan Moriarty collection. More ...

Trobriand Islands Wood Lime Spatula

Trobriand Islands Wood Lime Spatula

Lot:
46
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Trobriand Islands Wood Lime Spatula, the handle in the form of a standing human figure, traces of red pigment, with metal stand, ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Taylor Dale collection, London. More ...

Australian Aborigine Carved Wood Boomerang

Australian Aborigine Carved Wood Boomerang

Lot:
47
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Australian Aborigine Carved Wood Boomerang, c. late 19th century, one side with fine incised designs, dark patina, lg. 24 in. More ...

Hawaiian Ivory Object

Hawaiian Ivory Object

Lot:
48
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Hawaiian Ivory Object, sold with an arrow-shaped pendant, lg. of first 2 7/8 in. Provenance: Obtained in 1941 from Jack Altman. More ...

Society Islands Stone Adze Blade

Society Islands Stone Adze Blade

Lot:
49
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Society Islands Stone Adze Blade, excavated, lg. 9 in. Provenance: Acquired by Leo and Lillian Fortess of the Schooner Chance, Papeete Tahiti, 1941. More ...

Maori Stone Adze Head

Maori Stone Adze Head

Lot:
50
Estimate:
$250 - $300

Maori Stone Adze Head, finely ground black stone, lg. 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Otaga Museum; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Society Islands Carved Stone Food Pounder

Society Islands Carved Stone Food Pounder

Lot:
51
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Society Islands Carved Stone Food Pounder, basalt, excavated, ht. 4 1/8 in. More ...

Three Hawaiian Discoidal Stones

Three Hawaiian Discoidal Stones

Lot:
52
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Three Hawaiian Discoidal Stones, "ulu maiku", largest ht. 1 3/4, dia. 2 1/2 in. More ...

Hawaiian Carved Wood Food Dish

Hawaiian Carved Wood Food Dish

Lot:
53
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Hawaiian Carved Wood Food Dish, (old split with glued repair), dia. 11 in. More ...

Fiji Island Canoe-shaped Food Bowl

Fiji Island Canoe-shaped Food Bowl

Lot:
54
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Fiji Island Canoe-shaped Food Bowl, "bavelo," c. 19th century, with single lug at outside center, dark patina, lg. 23 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Bowl

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Bowl

Lot:
55
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Bowl, c. 19th century, yaquona, "bavelo," lenticular form with pointed ends, dark patina, lg. 21 1/2, wd. 11 1/2 in. Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet. More ...

Samoa Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Samoa Carved Wood Tapa Beater

Lot:
56
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Samoa Carved Wood Tapa Beater, c. 19th century, lg. 15 in. Provenance: Collected by Dr. John Rabe; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Fiji Islands Tapa Beater

Fiji Islands Tapa Beater

Lot:
57
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Fiji Islands Tapa Beater, c. 19th century, with grooves on three sides, dark patina, lg. 15 1/4 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Throwing Club

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Throwing Club

Lot:
58
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Throwing Club, "ula tava tava", with complex gadroon design, dark patina, (minor wood loss), lg. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Fiji Islands Gadroon-headed Throwing Club

Fiji Islands Gadroon-headed Throwing Club

Lot:
59
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Fiji Islands Gadroon-headed Throwing Club, "ula", dark patina, lg. 17 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Lot:
60
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze, the stone blade held in place with waxed string in place of original sennit wrapping, lg. 36 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...