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New Guinea Ceremonial Axe

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
22
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

New Guinea Ceremonial Axe, c. first half 20th century, the large form with wood handle, stone blade, and basketry covering, (some damage), lg. 31 in.

Note: Collected during World War II.
Estimate $200-250


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

Axes, Basket weaving, Blade weapons, Crafts, Dagger-axe

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