Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Auction 2142

May 11, 2002 10:00AM

05-11-2002 05-11-2002

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Pre-Columbian Strap and Spout Vessel

Pre-Columbian Strap and Spout Vessel

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$264$225

Pre-Columbian Strap and Spout Vessel, Chimu, the flat-bottom vessel with spout and strap handle, both sides carved with panels depicting two mythological beings, gray-black burnished surface, ht. 6 More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Effigy Bowl

Pre-Columbian Pottery Effigy Bowl

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$323$275

Pre-Columbian Pottery Effigy Bowl, Chancay, Peru, c. 1100-1400 A.D., the two-color round-bottom form shaped like a man's head with ear spools, two projecting hands hold a small similar vessel, More ...

Five Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Five Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$294$250

Five Pre-Columbian Pottery Items, a "smiling face" head from Vera Cruz, and four pottery figurines from pre-classic Michoacan, four standing females, one with child and holding food, traces More ...

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks, five human, two tiger, a monkey, and a reindeer, (damage to group, paint More ...

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks, six human, two tiger, and one bull, (damage, paint More ...

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$382$325

Nine Guatemalan Carved Wood Masks, six human, two tiger, and one devil, (damage, paint More ...

African Art Books

African Art Books

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$382$325

African Art Books, approximately twenty-three soft and hardbound books, many with French or German More ...

Ethnographic Art Books

Ethnographic Art Books

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$323$275

Ethnographic Art Books, approximately twenty-four soft and hardbound books, primarily dealing with African art, many in French and German More ...

Ethnographic Art Books

Ethnographic Art Books

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$764$650

Ethnographic Art Books, approximately thirty-two soft and hardbound books, primarily dealing with African art, many in French and German More ...

Ethnographic Books and Catalogs

Ethnographic Books and Catalogs

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$529$450

Ethnographic Books and Catalogs, approximately fifty auction and exhibition catalogs and books primarily dealing with African art, many in French and German More ...

African Carved Wood and Fiber Doll

African Carved Wood and Fiber Doll

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$470$400

African Carved Wood and Fiber Doll, the wooden body with cylindrical legs, cylindrical head with inlaid seed bead eyes, the squarish body wrapped with fiber, hide strips, and multiple stands of More ...

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$264$225

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll, Yoruba, the male figure with face and body scarifications, pronounced facial features, blue-stained coiffure, and trade bead attachments, dark patina, ht. 10 More ...

African Carved Wood Doll

African Carved Wood Doll

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$206$175

African Carved Wood Doll, with wide-set arms and legs, the torso wrapped with large white glass beads and a small animal hair pendant, white seed bead eyes, ht. 11 1/2 More ...

African Carved Wood Staff

African Carved Wood Staff

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$323$275

African Carved Wood Staff, Sudan, possibly a spear shaft, the tapered form with incised decoration overall, hatched geometric devices, human, animal, and insect images, and spears near the More ...

Framed Photograph of an African Shoulder Mask

Framed Photograph of an African Shoulder Mask

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$223$190

Framed Photograph of an African Shoulder Mask, written in pencil below the photograph "Baga Mask - Guinea, Elliot Elisofon 1954," not examined out of frame, photograph 13 x 10 More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$411$350

African Carved Wood Female Figure, possibly Nyamwezi, Tanzania, with long cylindrical legs, rounded buttocks, protruding abdomen, pendant breasts, arms carved away from the sides, the spherical head More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$705$600

African Carved Wood Female Figure, possibly Nyamwezi, Tanzania, with long cylindrical legs and torso, separately carved arms hanging to the sides, large spherical head with simple facial features, More ...

Two Small African Carvings

Two Small African Carvings

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$235$200

Two Small African Carvings, a small ivory carving from Congo depicting a standing figure with one arm in front and one behind, standing on a serpent-entwined pedestal (damage), and a small hollow More ...

Two African Carved Wood Dolls

Two African Carved Wood Dolls

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$235$200

Two African Carved Wood Dolls, Ashanti, both with large disk-shaped heads, extended arms, and protruding navels, one with cylindrical legless torso, ht. to 10 1/2 More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$235$200

African Carved Wood Mask, Tanzania, the hollowed oval form with open pierced mouth inlaid with teeth, incised moustache and carved chin beard, triangular nose, pierced eyes, and C-shaped ears, dark More ...

African Carved Wood Mask

African Carved Wood Mask

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$235$200

African Carved Wood Mask, Tanzania, the hollowed oval form with pierced rectangular mouth, small carved beard, triangular nose, pierced square eyes, forward-set carved ears, and protruding More ...

African Carved Wood and Hide Mask

African Carved Wood and Hide Mask

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$353$300

African Carved Wood and Hide Mask, Tanzania, the hollowed oval form with teeth carved in the open mouth, pierced oval eyes, short broad nose, and crude C-shaped ears, the face covered with dark More ...

African Carved Wood Stool

African Carved Wood Stool

Lot:
24
Unsold
 

African Carved Wood Stool, in the form of a stylized quadruped, the head extending from one end, incised lizard and geometric devices on the seat, lg. 14 1/2 More ...

African Carved Wood Male Figure

African Carved Wood Male Figure

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$118$100

African Carved Wood Male Figure, Tabwa, standing on a round base, with prominent genitalia, hands to the abdomen, the large head with triangular jaw, scarification patterns, and elaborate incised More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$235$200

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Tanzania, the standing figure with muscular legs, prominent genitalia, pendant breasts, one hand extended to the hip, the other to the abdomen, the large head with More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Lot:
27
Unsold
 

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Tanzania, the standing figure with large legs and buttocks, conical breasts, and short articulated arms, the separately carved head with straight mouth, broad More ...

African Carved Wood Slingshot

African Carved Wood Slingshot

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$353$300

African Carved Wood Slingshot, Lobi, the standing skirted female with protruding abdomen, arms to the sides, notched at the back of the ankles for sling attachment, brown patina, ht. 8 More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$323$275

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Lobi, the standing figure with blocky feet, long legs, the torso bent forward at the waist, one arm extended to the abdomen, the other extending up and out, traces More ...