Skinner

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Auction 2074

September 15, 2001 10:00AM

09-15-2001 09-15-2001

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Three Pre-Columbian Figures

Three Pre-Columbian Figures

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$115$100

Three Pre-Columbian Figures, Jalisco, all three wearing various adornments, (old repairs), ht. 4 1/2 More ...

Twenty-two Cloth Applique Molas

Twenty-two Cloth Applique Molas

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$230$200

Twenty-two Cloth Applique Molas, Cuna Indians, San Blas Islands, Panama, many with elaborate pictorial images, one still attached to a More ...

Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$201$175

Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures, Jalisco, all three figures wearing various adornment, (damage, old repairs), ht. 5 1/2 More ...

Guatemalan Carved Wood Mask

Guatemalan Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$288$250

Guatemalan Carved Wood Mask, small mask depicting a woman, traces of pigment, ht. 7 More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$230$200

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure, Jalisco, the female figure with outstretched arms wearing jewelry and a turban, ht. 8 More ...

Pre-Columbian Group

Pre-Columbian Group

Lot:
6A
Sold for:
$259$225

Pre-Columbian Group, includes jade beads, pottery ocarinas, a Tlatilco Lady, and small copper knife More ...

Four Peruvian Polychrome Wood Keros

Four Peruvian Polychrome Wood Keros

Lot:
6B
Sold for:
$345$300

Four Peruvian Polychrome Wood Keros, Inca, c. early Colonial period, (damage to More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$316$275

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure, Nayarit, the seated warrior carrying a shield and a spear, and possibly wearing a helmet, traces of red paint, (cracks and old repairs), ht. 11 More ...

Pre-Columbian Silver Amulet

Pre-Columbian Silver Amulet

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$259$225

Pre-Columbian Silver Amulet, probably Inca, Peru, the small cast llama wearing a feather headdress-like decoration, pierced for suspension, ht. 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex-collection Baron Von More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Portrait Vessel

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Portrait Vessel

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$2,990$2,600

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Portrait Vessel, Moche, depicting a man with long hair, ear spools, and cap, the colors are red, cream-color, and buff, (hairline crack), ht. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Pre-Columbian Bridge Spout Vessel

Pre-Columbian Bridge Spout Vessel

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$345$300

Pre-Columbian Bridge Spout Vessel, possibly Huari, the globular form with two stylized faces painted on a red-brown ground, (surface loss), ht. 7 More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Wood Mummy Bundle Mask

Pre-Columbian Carved Wood Mummy Bundle Mask

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$230$200

Pre-Columbian Carved Wood Mummy Bundle Mask, probably Chancay, Peru, 1100-1400 A.D., the square-like form with broad nose, straight mouth, indented almond-shaped eyes, and traces of red pigment, More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Wooden Post

Pre-Columbian Carved Wooden Post

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$863$750

Pre-Columbian Carved Wooden Post, Chimu, the rectangular tapered shaft with six square perforations surmounted with a standing warrior wearing a patterned tunic and similarly decorated headdress, More ...

African Beaded Sash

African Beaded Sash

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$98$85

African Beaded Sash, N'Debele, the two-piece sash with simple colored geometric devices on a white ground, section lg. 54 More ...

African Carved Wood Chiefs Staff

African Carved Wood Chiefs Staff

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$316$275

African Carved Wood Chief's Staff, Baule, chip-carved with lobbed finial, three faces and elaborate geometric devices, the long animal hair drop with cloth wrapped handle, lg. of wood handle 14 More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$1,093$950

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Mende, the hollowed cylindrical form with diminutive face, pierced slit eyes, large forehead, elaborate crested coiffure, and animal hair attachments, blackened More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$345$300

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Mende, the hollowed helmet in the form of an elaborate coiffure surmounted with a long lobed neck and small head with elaborate coiffure, blackened patina, (minor More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$748$650

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Mende, the hollow cylindrical form with diminutive face, pierced crescent eyes, large forehead, very elaborate coiffure terminating in a pyramidal finial, low rim More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$345$300

African Carved Wood Mask, Kuba, the hollow oval form pierced around the rim for attachment, pierced mouth, square ears projecting out from pierced rectangular eyes, geometric scarification patterns, More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$259$225

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Mende, the hollow cylindrical form with diminutive triangular face, pierced slit eyes, keloids on forehead, and elaborate coiffure, (insect damage), ht. 15 1/2 More ...

African Carved Wood Male Figure

African Carved Wood Male Figure

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$288$250

African Carved Wood Male Figure, Dogon, the fragmentary figure with narrow torso, long neck, and bearded narrow face, weathered patina, ht. 21 More ...

African Carved Wood Chair

African Carved Wood Chair

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$115$100

African Carved Wood Chair, Baule, the four-legged chair with curved back support and incised details, dark patina, ht. 26 More ...

African Carved Wood Male Figure

African Carved Wood Male Figure

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$863$750

African Carved Wood Male Figure, Baule, standing on a notched base, with arms extending to the abdomen, fine scarification patterns on the chest, back, neck, and face, the large head with long nose, More ...

African Carved Wood Male Figure

African Carved Wood Male Figure

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$489$425

African Carved Wood Male Figure, Baule, standing on a base, with muscular legs, arms extending to the abdomen, scarification patterns on neck and face, the face with pronounced facial features, the More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
32
Sold for:
$460$400

African Carved Wood Mask, possibly Benin, the hollow form with pierced bulbous eyes, narrow nose, small protruding mouth, traces of kaolin, (wood loss), ht. 10 More ...

Four African Carved Wood Items

Four African Carved Wood Items

Lot:
33
Sold for:
$173$150

Four African Carved Wood Items, Yoruba, a Janus faced scepter with geometric devices on the handle, a crouching monkey, and two small eshu figures with cloth and shell decoration, lg. of scepter 21 More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$489$425

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Pende, the hollowed form with carved ridge at bottom, stylized faceted nose, stylized ears and coiffure, arched eyebrows, pierced slit coffee bean eyes, and red, More ...

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

Lot:
35
Sold for:
$115$100

African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Pende, the hollowed form with native repaired ridge at bottom, small protruding mouth, stylized rectangular nose, stylized ears, and coiffure, pierced coffee bean More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
36
Sold for:
$230$200

African Carved Wood Mask, Dan, c. mid-20th century, the hollowed oval form pierced around the rim for attachment, wearing an elaborate fiber headdress, with pierced mouth and metal teeth, delicate More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
37
Sold for:
$460$400

African Carved Wood Mask, Dan, hollowed oval form pierced at rim, with cloth attachment, wearing a cloth and trade bead headdress, the pierced protruding mouth with metal teeth, narrow pierced eyes, More ...