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Indonesian Kris Handle

Indonesian Kris Handle

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
1
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Indonesian Kris Handle, late 19th century, wood, ornately carved handle with dark smooth patina on a raised wood base, lg. 3 1/2 in. More ...

Batak Wood Panel

Batak Wood Panel

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
3
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Batak Wood Panel, Sumatra, Indonesia, a panel from a house, featuring a stylized lion head, Singha, carved in relief, (minor loss at top), 26 x 12 3/4 in. More ...

Batak Wood Panel

Batak Wood Panel

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
4
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Batak Wood Panel, Sumatra, Indonesia, a panel from a house, featuring a stylized lion head, Singha, carved in high relief, 26 x 15 in. More ...

Philippine War Shield

Philippine War Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
12
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Philippine War Shield, Bontoc, Igorot, northern Luzon, early 20th century, carved from one piece of wood, with rattan bindings and central cutout at the back for the handle, ht. 37 3/4, wd. 12 1/2 More ...

Philippines War Shield

Philippines War Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
13
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Philippines War Shield, Bagobo, southeastern Mindanao, 19th century, with raised central boss, the outer edges bordered with hair tufts, incised and painted design on the front, with a raised carved More ...

Philippines Carved Wood Spoon

Philippines Carved Wood Spoon

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
14
Estimate:
$200 - $400

Philippines Carved Wood Spoon, Ifugao, northern Luzon, early 20th century, with a female human figure for handle, lg. 6 in. More ...

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
15
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon, Ifugao, northern Luzon, late 19th century, the handle in the form of a female figure, dark rich patina, lg. 7 in. More ...

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
16
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Philippine Carved Wood Spoon, Ifugao, northern Luzon, late 19th century, the handle in the form of a female figure, dark rich patina, lg. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Geelvink Bay Shield

Geelvink Bay Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
17
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Geelvink Bay Shield, early 20th century, subtle hourglass shape, the front carved with typical curvilinear designs, handle at back, on metal stand, ht. 26 in. Provenance: Sotheby's London, More ...

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
23
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, each decorated with ornately carved rims, (the lower bowl with a repaired crack), dia. 13 and 12 1/2 in. More ...

Huon Gulf Food Bowl

Huon Gulf Food Bowl

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
30
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Huon Gulf Food Bowl, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, decorated with abstract carving on the exterior, (cracks and minor repairs to side), 14 x 6 in. More ...

New Guinea Charm, Marupai

New Guinea Charm, Marupai

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
32
Estimate:
$300 - $500

New Guinea Charm, Marupai, Papuan Gulf, first quarter 20th century, carved coconut with traces of pigments, with typical geometric carving on the one side, lg. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Simbai River Shield

Simbai River Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
36
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Simbai River Shield, Papua New Guinea, Karam group, early 20th century, hardwood, decorated with a centrally raised and carved foliate design, with bush fiber carrying strap, metal stand, 37 x 18 More ...

New Guinea Cult Carving

New Guinea Cult Carving

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
41
Estimate:
$700 - $900

New Guinea Cult Carving, Hunstein Mountains, curved board with four protruding hooks and central square protrusion, with pigments, lg. 28 in. More ...

New Guinea Stone Adze Blade

New Guinea Stone Adze Blade

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
43
Estimate:
$500 - $700

New Guinea Stone Adze Blade, possibly 19th century, with carved human face on one side, lg. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Vanuatu Hardwood War Club

Vanuatu Hardwood War Club

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
50
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Vanuatu Hardwood War Club, Malekula Island, 19th century, the head with four carved balls and a mushroom-shaped head, smooth dark patina, (insect damage on butt), lg. 33 in. More ...

Solomon Islands Fish Float and Hook

Solomon Islands Fish Float and Hook

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
63
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Solomon Islands Fish Float and Hook, Malaita, early to mid-20th century, wood carved flying fish god figure with stone sinker attached with rattan, (broken at legs and repaired), lg. 22 1/2 in. More ...

Rennell Island Walking Stick

Rennell Island Walking Stick

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
65
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Rennell Island Walking Stick, Solomon Islands, early 20th century, decorated with finely carved designs filled with lime pigment, lg. 35 in. More ...

Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
66
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana, Bellona Island, Solomon Islands, late 19th, early 20th century, hardwood and sennit fiber, the strapped head carved into eight blunt points, lg. 17 in. More ...

Aboriginal Spear Thrower, Woomera

Aboriginal Spear Thrower, Woomera

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
80
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Aboriginal Spear Thrower, Woomera, Western Desert, early 20th century, incised carving on the front, with adze marks on the back, resin ball at the handle end, wood peg attached with fiber at the More ...

Fijian Hardwood Throwing Club, Ula

Fijian Hardwood Throwing Club, Ula

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
83
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Fijian Hardwood Throwing Club, Ula, early 19th century, with a worn tavatava carved grip, with old inventory label, (minor loss to head), lg. 17 in. More ...

Two Fijian Hardwood Throwing Clubs, Ula

Two Fijian Hardwood Throwing Clubs, Ula

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
84
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Two Fijian Hardwood Throwing Clubs, Ula, early 19th century, each with tavatava carved grip and a hole at the butt for wrist strap, each with a rich dark patina, lg. 18 and 16 1/2 in. More ...

Two Fijian Hardwood Throwing Clubs, Ula

Two Fijian Hardwood Throwing Clubs, Ula

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
85
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Two Fijian Hardwood Throwing Clubs, Ula, early 19th century, two lobed clubs, each with tavatava carved grip and one with a hole at the butt for wrist strap, lg. 16 1/2 and 16 in. More ...

Fijian Hardwood Dance Club, Gugu

Fijian Hardwood Dance Club, Gugu

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
88
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Fijian Hardwood Dance Club, Gugu, early/mid 19th century, the leaf shaped head un-decorated with carving, dark, smooth patina, (crack in shaft and hole at butt end), lg. 35 in. More ...

Fijian Hardwood War Club, Totokia

Fijian Hardwood War Club, Totokia

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
90
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Fijian Hardwood War Club, Totokia, 19th century, shaft decorated with tavatava carving for handle grip, the head terminating in a point surrounded by small nubs, with metal stand, smooth dark More ...

Fijian Hardwood War Club, Gata

Fijian Hardwood War Club, Gata

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
93
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Fijian Hardwood War Club, Gata, early 19th century, think and heavy shaft with a carved spur at the top and ribbed end, smooth rich patina, lg. 39 in. More ...

Fijian Rootstock Club, Vunikau

Fijian Rootstock Club, Vunikau

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
94
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Fijian Rootstock Club, Vunikau, 19th century, ironwood, with tavatava carved grip and rootstock head with inlay, dark varnished patina, lg. 43 in. More ...

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
103
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Cook Islands Ceremonial Hafted Adze, Mangaia, 19th century, the hollow-carved square shaft with geometric relief carving, the basalt blade bound with sennit fiber, (minor wood loss), lg. 29 in. More ...

Tongan Neck Rest

Tongan Neck Rest

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
106
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Tongan Neck Rest, 19th century, hardwood, the curved pillow with central raised jagged cut ridge on the bottom, supported by two carved legs attached with nails, dry brown patina, ht. 5 1/4, wd. 17 More ...

Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle

Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
107
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle, early to mid-19th century, overall carved geometric designs, the top with eight stylized heads, (one head missing and other minor loss, part of paddle missing), More ...