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3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion

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


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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Peter Hallinan, London