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New Guinea Stone-headed Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2862B
Lot:
49
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

New Guinea Stone-headed Carved Wood Club, Highland area, c. 19th century, tapering to a spear point tip and with doughnut-shaped stone head, dark patina, lg. 54 in.

Provenance: Collected by Dr. John Rabe, 1888; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.

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Estimate $250-300


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Keywords

John Rabe, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess, Furniture, Metalworking, Patina, Spear, Weathering

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