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

Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle

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


Austral Islands Ceremonial Paddle, c. mid-19th century, overall carved geometric designs, unusual treatment of the short round-cut shaft, the top with eight stylized heads, dark patina, lg. 33 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Boston, Massachusetts; Julian Harding collection, London, UK.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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Julian Harding, United Kingdom, London