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  • New Guinea Coconut

    Lot: 1094
    Sold for: $250$200

    New Guinea Coconut, coconut water container, decorated with relief carved designs, ht. 4 3/4 in. ...

  • New Guinea Coconut Cup

    Lot: 1099
    Sold for: $125$100

    New Guinea Coconut Cup, Maprik, early/mid-20th century, a cut-out section of a coconut formed into a ladle or cup, decorated on the exterior with a human face and two birds, dark patina, lg. 4 3/4, ...

  • Two Admiralty Islands Coconut Implements

    Lot: 1134
    Unsold  

    Two Admiralty Islands Coconut Implements, a ladle with carved wood handle attached to a large half coconut shell, together with a coconut lime container, lg. 9 3/4 and 3 1/2 in. Provenance: ...

  • Large Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

    Lot: 1164
    Sold for: $500$400

    Large Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua, early 19th century, a wide example with stained reddish color, complete with coconut fiber cord, lg. 6 1/2, wd. 3 1/8 in. ...

  • Four Fijian Whale Tooth Pendants, Tabua

    Lot: 1165
    Sold for: $750$600

    Four Fijian Whale Tooth Pendants, Tabua, 19th century, one large example, pierced at each end for suspension, and three smaller teeth, one with sennit coconut fiber cord, lg. 5 3/4, 4 3/4, 4 1/4, ...

  • Fijian Hafted Stone Adze, Matau Vatu

    Lot: 1171
    Sold for: $375$300

    Fijian Hafted Stone Adze, Matau Vatu, 19th century, the long black basalt blade lashed with coconut sennit, to a short hardwood handle, probably used in canoe building, (age crack), lg. 13 3/4 ...

  • Two Fijian Fans, I iri buli

    Lot: 1175
    Sold for: $313$250

    Two Fijian Fans, I iri buli, Daku, Tailevu, Fiji, 19th century, woven from young coconut leaf, the handles bound with sennit, lg, 15, 13, wd. 13, and 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, ...

  • Two Samoan Coconuts

    Lot: 1178
    Sold for: $125$100

    Two Samoan Coconuts, 19th century, large coconut containers, each with sennit coconut fiber, with inventory numbers painted on, one coconut cut in half for use, ht. 6 1/2 in. each. Provenance: ...

  • Wuvulu Island Wood Dish

    Lot: 1201
    Sold for: $594$475

    Wuvulu Island Wood Dish, hourglass-shaped dish used to collect coconut milk, the wide shallow ends of the dish curve gently downwards toward the center to collect the milk, dark brown patina, (chips ...

  • Two Carved Coconut Shell Bowls

    Lot: 1342
    Sold for: $200$160

    Two Carved Coconut Shell Bowls, 19th century, the larger bowl with leaf decoration and spreadwing eagle, the smaller with exotic birds and a squirrel in foliate decoration, wd. to 9 3/4 in. ...

  • Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

    Lot: 1048
    Sold for: $813$650

    Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua, early 19th century, with two names inscribed on each side, with crosses, complete with coconut fiber cord, lg. of tooth 7 1/4 in. ...

  • Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

    Lot: 1050
    Sold for: $688$550

    Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua, early 19th century, complete with long coconut fiber cord attached, lg. of tooth 6 1/2 in. ...

  • Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua

    Lot: 1051
    Sold for: $1,125$900

    Fijian Whale Tooth Pendant, Tabua, early 19th century, with names and remnants of sailor scrimshaw inscribed on the sides, complete with coconut fiber cord, (one hole for attachment broken), lg. of ...

  • Two Carved Coconut Shell Bowls

    Lot: 1479
    Unsold  

    Two Carved Coconut Shell Bowls, 19th century, the larger bowl with leaf decoration and spreadwing eagle, the smaller with exotic birds and a squirrel in foliate decoration, wd. to 9 3/4 in. ...

  • Thomas Ramsden (British, fl. 1883-1933) Still Life with Grapes, Apple, and an Open Coconut on a Bank

    Lot: 263
    Sold for: $281$225

    Thomas Ramsden (British, fl. 1883-1933) Still Life with Grapes, Apple, and an Open Coconut on a Bank Signed and dated T. Ramsden/July 1877" l.r., dry stamp with initials "ESK" (see below) l.l. ...

  • Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper

    Lot: 1378
    Sold for: $209$170

    Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper, 19th century, the mahogany handle with whale's tooth mounts, lg. 16 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine animal ...

  • New Guinea Charm, Marupai

    Lot: 32
    Unsold  

    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. ...

  • St. Matthias Island Comb

    Lot: 46
    Sold for: $9,840$8,000

    St. Matthias Island Comb, Papua New Guinea, late 19th century, made from coconut midribs and plaited together with bush fiber, painted in lime, (tines missing), lg. 26 1/2 in. ...

  • Micronesian Shell Necklace

    Lot: 132
    Sold for: $246$200

    Micronesian Shell Necklace, Caroline Islands, 19th century, large shell disk suspended from a coconut disk necklace strung with sennit, lg. 11 3/4 in. ...

  • Micronesian Coconut Shell Necklace

    Lot: 133
    Sold for: $584$475

    Micronesian Coconut Shell Necklace, Caroline Islands, 19th century, small coconut shell disks constructed in a complex loop method strung with sennit, dia. 6 1/4 in. ...

  • Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper

    Lot: 550
    Unsold  

    Carved Whale's Tooth and Coconut Dipper, 19th century, the mahogany handle with whale's tooth mounts, lg. 16 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine animal ...

  • Coconut Dipper with Carved Cherry Handle

    Lot: 1205
    Sold for: $123$100

    Coconut Dipper with Carved Cherry Handle, 19th century, the handle with round, spiral, and faceted sections, and pewter socket and banding, lg. 17 in. The property of Pam Boynton ...

  • Turned Whalebone and Coconut Dipper

    Lot: 1214
    Sold for: $172$140

    Turned Whalebone and Coconut Dipper, 19th century, lg. 11 in. Note: This item may be subject to state and federal laws related to marine animal products. Buyers are responsible for shipping. ...

  • Four Coconut Dippers

    Lot: 1437
    Sold for: $197$160

    Four Coconut Dippers, 19th century, with carved or turned handles, lg. to 13 in. ...

  • Six Antique Objects Including Make-dos

    Lot: 1521
    Sold for: $800$650

    Six Antique Objects Including Make-dos, 19th century, comprising a funnel with stitched and metal repair, a coconut shell cup with applied metal handle, a red-washed pantry box with wire-stitched ...

  • Solomon Islands Spear and Bow

    Lot: 1353
    Sold for: $86$70

    Solomon Islands Spear and Bow, Buka Island, 19th century, palmwood spear, decorated with orchid and coconut fiber, with remnants of the bone barbs, together with a palmwood bow, lg. of spear 70, lg. ...

  • Two Early Silver Boxes

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $738$600

    Two Early Silver Boxes, most likely 18th century, an unmarked oval snuffbox with engraved vase with tulips, roses, and grape clusters, monogrammed to underside, lg. 2 7/8; and a silver-mounted ...

  • New Guinea Ladle

    Lot: 1043
    Sold for: $246$200

    New Guinea Ladle, Manam Island, mid-20th century, coconut bowl attached to a long handle carved with a series of long-nosed masks with a crocodile head at the end, black, encrusted patina, lg. 24 ...

  • Solomon Islands Spear and Bow

    Lot: 1054
    Unsold  

    Solomon Islands Spear and Bow, Buka Island, 19th century, palmwood spear, decorated with orchid and coconut fiber, with remnants of the bone barbs, together with a palmwood bow, lg. of spear 70, lg. ...

  • Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa

    Lot: 1060
    Sold for: $246$200

    Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa, Solomon Islands, late 19th/early 20th century, canoe-shaped club, with black pigment decoration and fiber tassels, some of the tassel lugs are missing, with coconut ...