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3536B Marlborough
December 14, 2020 12:00 PMCalender

Santa Cruz Dance Staff, Napa

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


Santa Cruz Dance Staff, Napa, Solomon Islands, hardwood, in the form of a highly stylized canoe, with two raised opposing abstracted ancestral heads, the whole decorated with classical linear patterning in black, with remnants of white pigments, with metal stand, (age cracks), lg. 36 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Boston, Massachusetts; Sotheby's Paris, June 11, 2008, Lot 50.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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Paris, Solomon Islands