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March 14, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Two New Guinea Coconut Items

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Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2791BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 14, 2015 10:00AM


Two New Guinea Coconut Items, a Sepik River spirit whistle with incised decoration, and a spoon with anthropomorphic handle from Purari delta area, Papuan Gulf, lg. of spoon 5 1/4 in.

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

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Sepik River, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess