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  • Wosera Female Figure

    Lot: 1091
    Sold for: $406$325

    Wosera Female Figure, 20th century, standing on heavy tapering legs, with cutout arms on hips, the face with raised features, painted overall in natural pigments, (minor losses), ht. 36 in. more ...

  • New Guinea Polychrome House Board

    Lot: 1092
    Sold for: $1,188$950

    New Guinea Polychrome House Board, Chambri Lakes/Korosameri River, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, large wood board, the front decorated with the face of an ancestor, above more ...

  • Papuan Gulf Skull Rack

    Lot: 1093
    Sold for: $750$600

    Papuan Gulf Skull Rack, Kikori district, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, the ancestor figure carved in low, lime-filled relief, (part of a side spike missing), lg. 28 1/4 in. Provenance: Leo and more ...

  • New Guinea Bamboo Pipe

    Lot: 1094
    Unsold  

    New Guinea Bamboo Pipe, Elema Area, Papuan Gulf Province, early 20th century, with one end open, and a small hole on the side of the bamboo, decorated in low relief on most of the surface, with more ...

  • Two Papuan Gulf Bull-roarers, Kaiaimuru

    Lot: 1095
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    Two Papuan Gulf Bull-roarers, Kaiaimuru, Gulf Province, Era River Delta, Papua New Guinea, wood bull-roarers, the larger with central raised ridgeline, both undecorated, each pierced at top, with more ...

  • Two Papuan Gulf Bull-roarers, Kaiaimuru

    Lot: 1096
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    Two Papuan Gulf Bull-roarers, Kaiaimuru, Gulf Province, Era River Delta, Papua New Guinea, wood bull-roarers, the larger with central raised ridgeline, both undecorated, each pierced at top, with more ...

  • New Guinea Gope Board

    Lot: 1097
    Sold for: $188$150

    New Guinea Gope Board, 20th century, painted with natural pigments, lg. 33 1/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. more ...

  • New Guinea Shell Beaded Belt

    Lot: 1098
    Sold for: $688$550

    New Guinea Shell Beaded Belt, Highlands, fiber woven belt decorated with nassa shells, glass and coconut shell beads, mounted in a steel frame, lg. 25 1/4, wd. 2 1/2 in. more ...

  • Ceremonial Stone Axe Head

    Lot: 1099
    Sold for: $438$350

    Ceremonial Stone Axe Head, Highlands, New Guinea, probably a green argillite stone, (minor repair), lg. 9, wd. 8 in. more ...

  • New Guinea Painted Gourd Mask

    Lot: 1100
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    New Guinea Painted Gourd Mask, Highlands, mid-20th century, small half gourd mask in the form of a pig, with applied features and painted details, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 6 in. more ...

  • Two Asmat Bone Nose Ornaments, Maka

    Lot: 1101
    Sold for: $344$275

    Two Asmat Bone Nose Ornaments, Maka, Otsjanep area, southeast Irian Jaya, cassowary bone nose ornaments, with metal stands, each with inventory number Br862, lg. 4 1/2 and 4 1/2 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Large Asmat Wood Neck Rest, Wiwas

    Lot: 1102
    Sold for: $250$200

    Large Asmat Wood Neck Rest, Wiwas, carved with an ancestor head on each end, the midsection carved in high relief with several complex design features, including flying fox feet, (age crack and more ...

  • New Guinea Canoe Ornament

    Lot: 1103
    Sold for: $200$160

    New Guinea Canoe Ornament, West Papua, North Coast, Humboldt Bay, two human head animal creatures on a central structure, placed on the prow of a canoe, traces of pigments, (minor wood loss, one ear more ...

  • Two New Guinea Lime Gourds

    Lot: 1104
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    Two New Guinea Lime Gourds, Middle Sepik and Lake Sentani regions, early 20th century, the longer with burnt scroll designs and cassowary leg bone spatula, with Lake Sentani lime gourd with wood more ...

  • Large Painted and Woven New Guinea Gable Mask

    Lot: 1105
    Sold for: $156$125

    Large Painted and Woven New Guinea Gable Mask, East Sepik Province, woven cane, natural pigments, placed high above the entrance of ceremonial houses, intended to be seen from a distance, approx. more ...

  • Large Massim Wood Canoe Bailer

    Lot: 1106
    Sold for: $188$150

    Large Massim Wood Canoe Bailer, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, hollowed-out wood, with long thick handle, with scrollwork decoration, (cracks and wood loss), lg. 24, wd. 9 1/2 in. more ...

  • Massim Paddle Finial

    Lot: 1107
    Sold for: $163$130

    Massim Paddle Finial, Milne Bay, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, lime-filled scrollwork decorated finial cut from a canoe paddle, with wood stand, lg. 7 1/2 in. more ...

  • Massim Betel Nut Mortar

    Lot: 1108
    Sold for: $344$275

    Massim Betel Nut Mortar, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, decorated with lime-filled scrollwork in typical Massim style, lg. 5 1/2 in. more ...

  • Massim Wooden Sculptor's Mallet

    Lot: 1109
    Sold for: $225$180

    Massim Wooden Sculptor's Mallet, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, made from palm wood, with lime-filled scroll designs, lg. 14 3/4 in. more ...

  • Two Massim Betel Nut Pestles

    Lot: 1110
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    Two Massim Betel Nut Pestles, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, each wood pestle with a head carved at the top, lg. 9 1/2 and 7 in. more ...

  • Massim Sword Club

    Lot: 1111
    Unsold  

    Massim Sword Club, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, with a wide blade, cutlass-style type, with lime-filled decoration, with old painted inventory number "M147," lg. 29 3/4 in. Provenance: more ...

  • New Guinea Wood Pigment Dish

    Lot: 1112
    Sold for: $250$200

    New Guinea Wood Pigment Dish, Massim, boat-shaped pigment dish, incised with panels of scrolls and zigzags heightened with lime and with traces of reddish brown pigment, dark patina, lg. 12 in. more ...

  • Two Massim Lime Spatulas

    Lot: 1113
    Sold for: $125$100

    Two Massim Lime Spatulas, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, a long clapper type with typical carved open scrollwork motifs, with a double-figured spatula with incised designs, more ...

  • Two Massim Lime Gourds

    Lot: 1114
    Unsold  

    Two Massim Lime Gourds, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, gourds with ornamented stoppers, one with boar tusk, the other missing tusk, with fiber carrying strap with shells, more ...

  • Large New Guinea Ruvettus Hook

    Lot: 1115
    Sold for: $313$250

    Large New Guinea Ruvettus Hook, eastern New Britain, 20th century, long wood shaft attached to wood hook with sennit cord, full lg. 44 1/2, hook lg. 13 1/2 in. more ...

  • New Britain Stone Head Club

    Lot: 1116
    Sold for: $188$150

    New Britain Stone Head Club, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, the long wood shaft with round stone at the head, wrapped below with sennit fiber, lg. 47 in. more ...

  • Tolai Mask, Lor

    Lot: 1117
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    Tolai Mask, Lor, Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Papua New Guinea, 20th century, hollowed-out face mask, with elongated nose above a smiling mouth, with slit eyes below a horizontally cut brow, more ...

  • Vanuatu Wood Club

    Lot: 1118
    Sold for: $406$325

    Vanuatu Wood Club, Erromanga Island, 19th century, one end with two raised circular devices and button top, the other with carved foodstamp in a leaf or flower design, (chips and losses), lg. 37 1/4 more ...

  • Vanuatu Painted Clay Mask

    Lot: 1119
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    Vanuatu Painted Clay Mask, Malekula Island, 20th century, painted clay modeled into a face, with natural fibers and spider-webbing, lg. 9 1/2, wd. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: The Rosman Rubel more ...

  • Vanuatu Painted Clay Mask

    Lot: 1120
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    Vanuatu Painted Clay Mask, Malekula Island, 20th century, painted clay modeled into a face, with boar tusks and natural fibers, lg. 7 3/4, wd. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: The Rosman Rubel collection, more ...