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Solomon Islands Carved Wood Chief's Staff

Auction:
2791B
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2791B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 14, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Solomon Islands Carved Wood Chief's Staff, Melanesian Mission, with seated human finial and shell inlay, (some missing), lg. 37 1/4 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.
Estimate $600-800


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

Melanesian Mission, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess

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