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Auction 3316B

November 9, 2019 10:00AM

11-09-2019 11-09-2019

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Indonesian Kris Handle

Indonesian Kris Handle

Lot:
1
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Indonesian Kris Handle, late 19th century, wood, ornately carved handle with dark smooth patina on a raised wood base, lg. 3 1/2 in. More ...

Java Dance Theatre Mask, Topeng

Java Dance Theatre Mask, Topeng

Lot:
2
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Java Dance Theatre Mask, Topeng, 19th century, wood face mask with upturned nose, with two holes for attached cord, (age crack to jaw), 7 x 5 1/2 in. More ...

Batak Wood Panel

Batak Wood Panel

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3
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Batak Wood Panel, Sumatra, Indonesia, a panel from a house, featuring a stylized lion head, Singha, carved in relief, (minor loss at top), 26 x 12 3/4 in. More ...

Batak Wood Panel

Batak Wood Panel

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Batak Wood Panel, Sumatra, Indonesia, a panel from a house, featuring a stylized lion head, Singha, carved in high relief, 26 x 15 in. More ...

Indonesian Ancestor Figure

Indonesian Ancestor Figure

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5
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Indonesian Ancestor Figure, Flores Island, elongated torso without arms, simple face and topknot on crown, weathered surface, with metal stand, ht. 26 in. More ...

Dayak Tun Tun   Stick

Dayak Tun Tun Stick

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$492$400

Dayak Tun Tun Stick, West Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, seated figure with elbows on its knees, white glass beads in eyes, (loss to the headgear), lg. 21 in. More ...

Dayak Tun Tun   Stick

Dayak Tun Tun Stick

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7
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Dayak Tun Tun Stick, West Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, seated figure with elbows on its knees, eroded surface, lg. 21 1/2 in. More ...

Dayak Tun Tun   Stick

Dayak Tun Tun Stick

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$431$350

Dayak Tun Tun Stick, West Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, seated figure with elbows on its knees, lg. 17 3/4 in. More ...

Dayak Tun Tun   Stick

Dayak Tun Tun Stick

Lot:
9
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Dayak Tun Tun Stick, West Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia, seated figure holding a small monkey between its knees, (minor loss), lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Timor Mask

Timor Mask

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10
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Timor Mask, early 20th century, large wood mask with cut out eyes and mouth, two holes pierced for wearing, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 10 in. More ...

Philippine War Shield

Philippine War Shield

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$246$200

Philippine War Shield, Bagobo, southeastern Mindanao, late 19th century, cut from one piece of wood, with hair tuffs still remaining around the edges, traces of pigments, and hand grip cutout at More ...

Philippine War Shield

Philippine War Shield

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$431$350

Philippine War Shield, Bontoc, Igorot, northern Luzon, early 20th century, carved from one piece of wood, with rattan bindings and central cutout at the back for the handle, ht. 37 3/4, wd. 12 1/2 More ...

Philippines War Shield

Philippines War Shield

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$431$350

Philippines War Shield, Bagobo, southeastern Mindanao, 19th century, with raised central boss, the outer edges bordered with hair tufts, incised and painted design on the front, with a raised carved More ...

Philippines Carved Wood Spoon

Philippines Carved Wood Spoon

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$246$200

Philippines Carved Wood Spoon, Ifugao, northern Luzon, early 20th century, with a female human figure for handle, lg. 6 in. More ...

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$431$350

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon, Ifugao, northern Luzon, late 19th century, the handle in the form of a female figure, dark rich patina, lg. 7 in. More ...

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$246$200

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon, Ifugao, northern Luzon, late 19th century, the handle in the form of a female figure, dark rich patina, lg. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Geelvink Bay Shield

Geelvink Bay Shield

Lot:
17
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Geelvink Bay Shield, early 20th century, subtle hourglass shape, the front carved with typical curvilinear designs, handle at back, on metal stand, ht. 26 in. Provenance: Sotheby's London, More ...

Korwar Figure

Korwar Figure

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18
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Korwar Figure, Irian Jaya, late 19th century, the figure sitting on a round base, knees and hands resting on a blank shield, the oversized head with protruding mouth and long exaggerated nose, small More ...

Korwar Canoe Prow Ornament

Korwar Canoe Prow Ornament

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Korwar Canoe Prow Ornament, Cenderawasih Bay, Irian Jaya, Indonesia, 20th century, repeated cutout design with abstract figure atop, (losses), lg. 29 in. More ...

Massim Lime Spatula

Massim Lime Spatula

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20
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Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, late 19th/early 20th century, the handle decorated with lime filled curvilinear designs, smooth black patina, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Massim Lime Spatula

Massim Lime Spatula

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Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, a large crouching figure atop the blade, smooth dark patina, lg. 12 3/4 in. More ...

Massim Lime Spatula and Sword Club

Massim Lime Spatula and Sword Club

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22
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Massim Lime Spatula and Sword Club, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, long lime spatula decorated with eight crouching figures, enhanced with lime, with a short sword club, lg. 25 1/4 and 16 1/2 More ...

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls

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23
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Two Wood Massim Food Bowls, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, each decorated with ornately carved rims, (the lower bowl with a repaired crack), dia. 13 and 12 1/2 in. More ...

Two New Guinea Woven Bags

Two New Guinea Woven Bags

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$400$325

Two New Guinea Woven Bags, Sepik River, woven with bush fiber and decorated with boar tusks, shells, and cassowary feathers, lg. 9 and 12 in. Provenance: R.H. Pulliene Collection, Australia. More ...

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$369$300

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items, a woven necklace with nassa shells, a neck ornament with bone and seeds, a neck ornament with four boar tusks and shells, two double boar tusk neck ornaments, a More ...

New Guinea Shell Necklace

New Guinea Shell Necklace

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26
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New Guinea Shell Necklace, Northeast Coast, eleven large shells connected on a woven rattan ring, decorated with cowrie shells, dia. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers

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27
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Two New Guinea Bone Daggers, Maprik, early to mid-20th century, decorated with typical abstract designs, smooth glossy patina, lg. 14 and 11 1/2 in. Provenance: B.L. Hornshaw Collection. More ...

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers

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28
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Three New Guinea Bone Daggers, Maprik, early to mid-20th century, each decorated with typical abstract designs, pierced at the top for fiber decorations, smooth glossy patina, lg. 14 1/2, 11 1/2, More ...

New Guinea Stone Head Club

New Guinea Stone Head Club

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$246$200

New Guinea Stone Head Club, Highlands, early 20th century, thin shaft with pointed butt end, plaited fiber and small stone disk head, lg. 41 in. More ...

Huon Gulf Food Bowl

Huon Gulf Food Bowl

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30
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Huon Gulf Food Bowl, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, decorated with abstract carving on the exterior, (cracks and minor repairs to side), 14 x 6 in. More ...