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

Two Massim Sword Clubs

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


Two Massim Sword Clubs, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, the longer a wide blade, cutlass style type, with lime-filled decoration, with old with painted inventory number, the other with narrow blade, decorated with lime-filled incised scrollwork, with a paper label and inventory number, lg. 29 1/2 and 29 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Westport, New York; John and Marcia Friede collection, Rye, New York; Stanley Moriarty collection, Sydney, Australia, for the cutlass.
Estimate $700-900

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John, Marcia Friede, Papua New Guinea, Rye, Australia, Sydney