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Model Canoe Prow Ornament

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
80
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Model Canoe Prow Ornament, Maori, early 19th century, wood with traces of pigments, carved prow tiki figure, for a model canoe, pierced for attachment to the main body of the canoe, lg. 6 in.

Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida.
The property of John Schaeffer
Estimate $500-700

Fair condition for age; end of tongue is missing


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

John Schaeffer, Canoe Prow, Lake Monroe, Canoe, Culture, Oceanian culture, Polynesia, Polynesian culture, Schaeffer, Tiki

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