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New Guinea Canoe Stanchion

Auction:
3316B
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 09, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion, Dampier Straits, Tuam Island, elongated form, the domed base supporting an oblong pierced shaft ended by a circular motif, all surmounted by a crescent-shaped terminal and decorated with an incised curvilinear design, with metal stand, ht. 43 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's London, December 7, 1992, Lot 99; Peter Hallinan Collection.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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Keywords

Peter Hallinan, Dampier Strait, London, Dampier

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