12-14-2020 12-15-2020
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Double Massim Bowl

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


Double Massim Bowl, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, late 19th century, two small hollowed-out bowls, joined on one side, decorated around the wide rim with lime-filled zigzag design, lg. 10 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Wisconsin; Galerie Franck Marcelin, Aix-en-Provence, France; John and Marcia Friede collection, Rye, New York; Harry Beran collection, Cambridge, UK.

Literature: Illustrated in Galerie Franck Marcelin, Massim Art, p. 128, no. 71, 2016.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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John, Harry Beran, Galerie Franck Marcelin, Marcia Friede, Papua New Guinea, United Kingdom, Cambridge, France, Rye