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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Ataoro Amulet Figure

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3536B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: December 14, 2020 12:00PM


Ataoro Amulet Figure, Ataoro Island, Indonesia, 19th century, carved from horn, the minimalist torso carved from the natural shape of the horn, with a classically rendered Ataoro face, with fiber attachment, mounted on wood base, ht. 4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Boston, Massachusetts; Bruce Frank Primitive Art, New York City; Irwin Hersey collection, New York City.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Bruce Frank, Irwin Hersey, New York City, Indonesia