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New Guinea Painted and Carved Wood Canoe Fetish

Auction:
2473
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$474$400

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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, Alligator, Canoe, Canoeing, Frigate

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