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Auction 2791B

March 14, 2015 10:00AM

03-14-2015 03-14-2015

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Bamana Wood Headdress on Basketry Cap

Bamana Wood Headdress on Basketry Cap

Lot:
61
Sold for:
$185$150

Bamana Wood Headdress on Basketry Cap, very abstract antelope form with protruding human female figure at the front, incised detail, glass bead attachments, ht. 16 in. More ...

Bamana Antelope Headdress

Bamana Antelope Headdress

Lot:
62
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Bamana Antelope Headdress, Chi Wara, the female form carrying a smaller form on her back and with straight spiraled horns, incised detail, attached glass beads at nose and ears, (repair), ht. 34 1/2 More ...

Dogon Female Figure

Dogon Female Figure

Lot:
63
Unsold
 

Dogon Female Figure, with long arms extended to the knees and wearing multiple bracelets, the head with stylized coiffure, ht. 19 in. More ...

Songye Male Figure

Songye Male Figure

Lot:
64
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

Songye Male Figure, standing on a round base with hands to the abdomen, the stylized head with copper strips, brass tacks, and cowrie shell eyes, hole at the top of head for horn attachment (missing More ...

Large Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure

Large Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure

Lot:
65
Sold for:
$255,000$210,000

Large Kongo Carved Wood Nail Power Figure, c. second half 19th century, standing on a square base with one arm raised to hold a spear, the other with hand to the side, a magical bundle with glass More ...

Jalisco Warrior Figure

Jalisco Warrior Figure

Lot:
66
Sold for:
$923$750

Jalisco Warrior Figure, c. 250 BC-250 AD, wearing traditional armor and carrying a spear/club, painted details, ht. 13 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Mascala Stone Figure

Pre-Columbian Mascala Stone Figure

Lot:
67
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Mascala Stone Figure, Mexico, stylized human figure, ht. 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Stendahl collection. More ...

Costa Rica Stone Axe God

Costa Rica Stone Axe God

Lot:
68
Sold for:
$338$275

Costa Rica Stone Axe God, 500-800 AD, pierced at the neck for suspension, ht. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: Stendahl collection. More ...

Two Moche Stirrup Spout Vessels

Two Moche Stirrup Spout Vessels

Lot:
69
Sold for:
$523$425

Two Moche Stirrup Spout Vessels, c. 200-500 AD, a llama head and a dog straddling mountain peaks, (damage), ht. to 8 1/4 in. Provenance: Collected in the 1950s. More ...

Three Stirrup Spout Vessels

Three Stirrup Spout Vessels

Lot:
70
Sold for:
$338$275

Three Stirrup Spout Vessels, two Chimu forms, one with impressed bird designs and a red vessel with painted birds on top half, (damage), ht. to 8 in. More ...

Two Chimu Blackware Vessels

Two Chimu Blackware Vessels

Lot:
71
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Chimu Blackware Vessels, a stirrup spout form with impressed bird designs, and a strap and spout form with a relief modeled monkey, (damage), ht. to 8 in. More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Lot:
72
Sold for:
$185$150

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures, two mold-made Moche standing figures, a Chancay figure with painted detail, and a Jamacoaque whistle in the form of a standing male figure, (minor damage), ht. to More ...

Chancay Painted Terra-cotta Double Vessel

Chancay Painted Terra-cotta Double Vessel

Lot:
73
Sold for:
$492$400

Chancay Painted Terra-cotta Double Vessel, c. 800-1200 AD, a small drum-shaped form surmounted by a seated figure and attached to a larger urn-shaped vessel, (minor damage), ht. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Moche Figural Vessel

Moche Figural Vessel

Lot:
74
Sold for:
$338$275

Moche Figural Vessel, c. 200-500 AD, depicting a seated warrior with club, with stirrup spout extending from his back, traces of red-painted detail, (repair), ht. 7 1/4 in. Provenance: Collected More ...

Chancay Strap and Spout Whistling Vessel

Chancay Strap and Spout Whistling Vessel

Lot:
75
Sold for:
$185$150

Chancay Strap and Spout Whistling Vessel, c. 800-1200 AD, with human figure standing on one of the drum-shaped vessels, (minor damage), ht. 10 in. More ...

Chancay Painted Pottery Couple

Chancay Painted Pottery Couple

Lot:
76
Sold for:
$861$700

Chancay Painted Pottery Couple, c. 800-1200 AD, both stylized figures with painted detail, (crack), ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected in the 1950s. More ...

Pair of Chancay Anthropomorphic Urns

Pair of Chancay Anthropomorphic Urns

Lot:
77
Sold for:
$923$750

Pair of Chancay Anthropomorphic Urns, c. 800-1200 AD, with legs and feet done in low relief, coca leaf bags hang down the back, (minor damage), ht. 9 1/4 in. Provenance: Collected in the More ...

Large Chancay Painted Amphora

Large Chancay Painted Amphora

Lot:
78
Sold for:
$277$225

Large Chancay Painted Amphora, c. 800-1200 AD, the neck with modeled face, a bird perched on the shoulder, (broken and reassembled), ht. 18 in. More ...

Two Chancay Anthropomorphic Pottery Vessels

Two Chancay Anthropomorphic Pottery Vessels

Lot:
79
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Chancay Anthropomorphic Pottery Vessels, c. 800-1200 AD, one with painted detail, (damage), ht. to 9 3/8 in. More ...

Two Chancay Terra-cotta Amphoras

Two Chancay Terra-cotta Amphoras

Lot:
80
Sold for:
$523$425

Two Chancay Terra-cotta Amphoras, c. 800-1200 AD, with relief animal and human at the neck and painted detail, (damage), ht. to 9 in. More ...

Two Chancay Figural Urns

Two Chancay Figural Urns

Lot:
81
Sold for:
$461$375

Two Chancay Figural Urns, c. 1800-1200 AD, with low relief detail and depicting a flute player and someone drinking from a Kero, painted detail, (paint loss), ht. to 9 in. More ...

Chancay Textile Fragment

Chancay Textile Fragment

Lot:
82
Sold for:
$492$400

Chancay Textile Fragment, c. 1100-1400 AD, a multicolored patchwork with squares containing diagonal bands of avian devices, 27 x 21 1/2 in. More ...

Large Chimu Fringed Textile Bag

Large Chimu Fringed Textile Bag

Lot:
83
Sold for:
$554$450

Large Chimu Fringed Textile Bag, c. 1250-1450 AD, the red bag with long fringe and vertical stripes with stylized lizards, 29 x 30 in. More ...

Proto-Nasca Textile Panel

Proto-Nasca Textile Panel

Lot:
84
Sold for:
$246$200

Proto-Nasca Textile Panel, c. 200-600 AD, a blue panel with polychrome "munecas" along one side, 21 x 18 1/2 in. More ...

Chancay Textile Strap

Chancay Textile Strap

Lot:
85
Sold for:
$185$150

Chancay Textile Strap, c. 1100-1400 AD, with alternating geometric squares, lg. approximately 120, wd. 1 1/4 in. More ...

Three Frames of Chancay Textile Fragments

Three Frames of Chancay Textile Fragments

Lot:
86
Sold for:
$369$300

Three Frames of Chancay Textile Fragments, 1100-1400 AD, includes a large strap (now in two pieces). More ...

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Figure

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Figure

Lot:
87
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Figure, Costa Rica or Panama, c. 700-1500 AD, a male shamanic figure with horns, fangs, popeyes, and holding a double-headed serpent in its mouth, approximately 15kt, 14.73 More ...

Pre-Columbian Gold Jaguar Pendant

Pre-Columbian Gold Jaguar Pendant

Lot:
88
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Pre-Columbian Gold Jaguar Pendant, Costa Rica or Panama, c. 700-1500 AD, in the form of a crouching jaguar with its head turned to the back, approximately 20kt, 20.16 dwt, lg. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Figure

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Figure

Lot:
89
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Figure, Chiriqui, c. 1000-1500 AD, standing male figure with crown-like headdress and holding two rattles, approximately 14kt, 15.75 dwt, ht. 2 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Pendant

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Pendant

Lot:
90
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Pre-Columbian Gold Shaman Pendant, Costa Rica or Panama, c. 700-1500 AD, complex shaman pendant with zoomorphic heads forming ears, hands, and also near feet (one missing), approximately 14kt, 17.36 More ...