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  • Central American Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 1061
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    Central American Carved Wood Mask, Guatemala, early 20th century, carved from black walnut, square form with grooved mouth, raised cheeks and long nose, with cutout eyes, pierced in forehead, ht. 8, more ...

  • Timor Mask

    Lot: 1062
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    Timor Mask, 20th century, large wood mask with cutout eyes and mouth, two holes pierced for wearing, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 10 in. more ...

  • Indonesian Ancestor Figure

    Lot: 1063
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    Indonesian Ancestor Figure, Flores Island, elongated torso without arms, simple face and topknot on crown, weathered surface, with metal stand, ht. 26 in. more ...

  • Two Ikat Textiles

    Lot: 1064
    Sold for: $200$160

    Two Ikat Textiles, Indonesia, 20th century, (one with small hole and spots of paint), 59 x 35 1/2 and 102 x 16 1/2 in. more ...

  • Indonesian Hardwood Ancestor Post Figure

    Lot: 1065
    Sold for: $375$300

    Indonesian Hardwood Ancestor Post Figure, Flores Islands, Indonesia, tall, elongated, male ancestor figure, with knees drawn up, with remnants of a headdress, on metal base, (weathered with losses), more ...

  • Burmese Carved Wood Monkey

    Lot: 1066
    Sold for: $125$100

    Burmese Carved Wood Monkey, early 20th century, probably once part of a cart, the crouching monkey, with left hand raised to ear, ht. 13 in. Provenance: Private collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico. more ...

  • Naga Pedestal Platter

    Lot: 1067
    Sold for: $313$250

    Naga Pedestal Platter, Nagaland, early 20th century, the circular base with serrated rim and three triangular cut-outs, the tall round pedestal, with deeply cut rounded platter above, ht. 12, wd. 11 more ...

  • Naga Brass Chest Ornament

    Lot: 1068
    Sold for: $63$50

    Naga Brass Chest Ornament, head-count ornament, with four joined brass heads, necklace of fiber and glass beads, wd. of brass ornament 6 3/8 in. more ...

  • Naga Chang Ceremonial Body Cloth Textile

    Lot: 1069
    Sold for: $594$475

    Naga Chang Ceremonial Body Cloth Textile, northeastern India, three horizontal panels of hand-loomed cotton sewn together, decorated with cowrie shell circles, mounted on stretched fabric, (minor more ...

  • Two Nepalese Wood Boxes and Rice Sickle

    Lot: 1070
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    Two Nepalese Wood Boxes and Rice Sickle, two square wood boxes, each with sliding pyramid lid, with small interior compartments for holding pigments, the small sickle with ornately carved wood more ...

  • Large Himalayan Mask

    Lot: 1071
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    Large Himalayan Mask, Nepal, with large, square-cut open mouth, large, wide nose and square cut eyes, with traces of skin around the mouth and above the eyes, ears cutout for attachment of cloth more ...

  • Tibetan Ceremonial Copper Horn, Dungchen

    Lot: 1072
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    Tibetan Ceremonial Copper Horn, Dungchen, long horn decorated at intervals with applied copperwork, lg. 54 1/4 in. more ...

  • Seven Thai Shiva Lingam Bronze Amulets

    Lot: 1073
    Sold for: $250$200

    Seven Thai Shiva Lingam Bronze Amulets, 20th century, fertility amulets, three possibly in the form of beans, the smallest possibly corn, lg. 1 1/2, 1 1/2, 1 1/8, 1 1/8, 1 1/8, 1 1/8, and 7/8 in. more ...

  • Japanese Carved Pot Hook, Ebisu Jizai Kagi

    Lot: 1074
    Sold for: $688$550

    Japanese Carved Pot Hook, Ebisu Jizai Kagi, late Meiji period, c. 1890, Ebisu style, with wide crossbar, (weathered and cracked surface in places), ht. 17 in. more ...

  • New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet

    Lot: 1075
    Sold for: $125$100

    New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet, Schouten Island, early to mid-20th century, pierced toward to top, with sooty blackened patina, (tip broken off), lg. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: The Rosman Rubel more ...

  • New Guinea Mai Mask

    Lot: 1076
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    New Guinea Mai Mask, Iatmul, Middle Sepik River province, long oblong face, with elongated bird emerging from the mouth, the face painted in typical stylized manner with large cowrie shells for more ...

  • New Guinea Stil Gong Drum Finial, Garamut

    Lot: 1077
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    New Guinea Stil Gong Drum Finial, Garamut, Middle Sepik River, long wood snout of a crocodile cut from a stil drum, mounted on a wood base, lg. 17 1/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. more ...

  • Melanesian Lime Gourd Vessel

    Lot: 1078
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    Melanesian Lime Gourd Vessel, 19th century, the small opening at the top for the lime stick, inscribed on the side, "Souvenir du village de Change 18. 1. 1871," ht. 8 3/4 in. Provenance: Private more ...

  • New Guinea Woven Bride Price, Talipun

    Lot: 1079
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    New Guinea Woven Bride Price, Talipun, Yangoru Boiken people, East Sepik Province, woven and pigmented cane, missing shell attachment, with old paper label, lg. 9 in. more ...

  • Small New Guinea Female Animal

    Lot: 1080
    Sold for: $188$150

    Small New Guinea Female Animal, Lower Sepik River, crouching creature, on a platform, probably for attachment to larger object, with lime-filled details, lg. 7 1/2 in. more ...

  • Large New Guinea Adze Blade

    Lot: 1081
    Sold for: $138$110

    Large New Guinea Adze Blade, smooth basalt with groove on one side, and one end flattened to a cutting edge, lg. 14 1/4 in. more ...

  • Four New Guinea Stone Adze Blades

    Lot: 1082
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    Four New Guinea Stone Adze Blades, (largest with wood handle missing), lg. 11, 7 1/4, 4 1/4, and 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, Honolulu, Hawaii. more ...

  • Three Melanesian Items

    Lot: 1083
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    Three Melanesian Items, large gold lip pearl shell pectoral ornament from the Sepik River region of New Guinea, Trobriand Islands wood lime spatula, and a boar tusk pectoral ornament from Vanuatu, more ...

  • New Guinea Shell Belt and Canoe Ornament

    Lot: 1084
    Sold for: $313$250

    New Guinea Shell Belt and Canoe Ornament, nassa shell and glass beaded belt with woven fiber, with wooden canoe ornament, (minor bead and shell loss), lg. 25 1/2 and 10 1/4 in. more ...

  • Three Pacific Adze Blades

    Lot: 1085
    Sold for: $94$75

    Three Pacific Adze Blades, two from New Guinea and one from Polynesia, lg. 6 1/4, 5 1/4, and 4 3/4 in. more ...

  • New Guinea Bailer Shell Pectoral, Gam

    Lot: 1086
    Sold for: $188$150

    New Guinea Bailer Shell Pectoral, Gam, 20th century, large example with three pierced holes at the top with attached fiber cord, smooth, yellow patina, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 7 1/4 in. more ...

  • New Guinea Suspension Food Hook

    Lot: 1087
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    New Guinea Suspension Food Hook, Iatmul, Middle Sepik River Province, mid-20th century, with the head and torso of an ancestor figure, with cowrie shell eyes, the lower part made up of five large more ...

  • April River Wood Food Pounder

    Lot: 1088
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    April River Wood Food Pounder, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, long hardwood pounder, with an elongated four sided finial, with double face on front side, the reverse decorated with typical more ...

  • Abelam Yam Mask

    Lot: 1089
    Sold for: $188$150

    Abelam Yam Mask, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, made from woven cane and balsa wood, used to adorn yams during harvest celebrations, with custom stand, ht. 14, wd. 6 1/2 in. more ...

  • Abelam Woven Cane Yam Mask

    Lot: 1090
    Sold for: $250$200

    Abelam Woven Cane Yam Mask, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, tightly woven with climbing vine cane and painted with natural pigments, ht. 9, wd. 6 3/4 in. Provenance: Private more ...