09-26-2009 09-26-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2473 Boston
September 26, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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New Guinea Painted and Carved Wood Canoe Fetish

$474$400
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

New Guinea Painted and Carved Wood Canoe Fetish, Massim, Munkuri Island, stylized scroll carving with frigate birds, alligators, etc., traces of red, white, and black pigment, (damage), ht. 16 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

Munkuri Island, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess