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Fiji Islands Carved Wood Throwing Club

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Fiji Islands Carved Wood Throwing Club, "ula," c. 19th century, the ball-headed form with a rich honey patina, lg. 16 in.

Provenance: Eric and Esther Fortess collection.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Eric Fortess, Esther Fortess, Archival science, Evidence law, Honey, LG Corporation, Library science, Museology, Patina, Scientific method

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