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New Guinea Carved Wood Canoe Bailer

Auction:
2745B
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$246$200

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2745B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 06, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

New Guinea Carved Wood Canoe Bailer, Murik Lakes area, probably stone cut, with relief-carved lizards and animal head on the handle, patina of long use, lg. 13 3/4 x wd. 7 in.

Provenance: Mark Lissauer, 1960; Leo and Lillian Fortess Collection.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Murik Lakes, lizards and animal head, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess, Mark Lissauer

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