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Papua New Guinea Carving Mallet

Papua New Guinea Carving Mallet

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$123$100

Papua New Guinea Carving Mallet, early 20th century, Middle Sepik River region, hardwood, the butt end carved the head of a bird, with a glossy dark patina, lg. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Group of Tokens and Medals

Group of Tokens and Medals

Auction:
3208T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
2113
Sold for:
$431$350

Group of Tokens and Medals, including a White Brothers & Co. 'Willow Calf,' an 1837 'Executive Financiering' hard times token, two Exposition Universelle Eiffel Tower tour tags, five spade guinea More ...

1794 British Spade Guinea

1794 British Spade Guinea

Auction:
3208T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
2139
Sold for:
$738$600

1794 British Spade Guinea, VF details, cleaned, 8.37 grams. More ...

Digul River Shield,

Digul River Shield,

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$400$325

Digul River Shield, Irian Jaya, mid-20th century, narrow form with cutout and painted abstract designs on the front, handle attached on the back, lg. 59, wd. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Joris Visser, More ...

Wooden Food Pounder

Wooden Food Pounder

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$308$250

Wooden Food Pounder, Schouten Islands, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, male ancestor figure atop the long pounder, overall black patina, lg. 18 1/2 in. More ...

Ramu River Canoe Paddle

Ramu River Canoe Paddle

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$861$700

Ramu River Canoe Paddle, Papua New Guinea, with stylized fish and crocodile motifs decorating the blade, and a finely carved crocodile head for the finial end, lg. 77 1/2 in. Provenance: Private More ...

May River Shield,

May River Shield,

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

May River Shield, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, the front fully decorated with typical May River cut and painted geometric designs, handles cut into the back, 77 1/2 x 16 3/4 in. More ...

New Guinea Suspension Hook

New Guinea Suspension Hook

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$185$150

New Guinea Suspension Hook, Iatmul, Middle Sepik River Province, mid-20th century, old label and inventory number "LE 20" on the back, lg. 25 1/2 in. More ...

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$62$50

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, decorated on one side, with traces of lime in the incised designs, lg. 38 3/4 in. More ...

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1011
Unsold
 

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, decorated on one side, with traces of lime in the incised designs, lg. 38 3/4 in. More ...

Spinning Coconut Disk

Spinning Coconut Disk

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$49$40

Spinning Coconut Disk, Maprik People, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, decorated with incised carvings of birds, dia. 5 1/4 in. More ...

Eight British Coins and Tokens

Eight British Coins and Tokens

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1188
Sold for:
$86$70

Eight British Coins and Tokens, two 1791 halfpenny conder tokens: Liverpool and Hull; an 1815 Magdalen Island penny, a Hibernia halfpenny and farthing, a brass 1812 token, a holed spade guinea More ...

1751 British Gold Half Guinea

1751 British Gold Half Guinea

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1277
Sold for:
$369$300

1751 British Gold Half Guinea, a scarce date, approximately VF, with evidence of an old cleaning, 4.14 grams. More ...

1788 British Gold Guinea

1788 British Gold Guinea

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1278
Sold for:
$338$275

1788 British Gold Guinea, VF details, cleaned, with jewelry mount. More ...

1370 (1950) Saudi Guinea Gold Coin.     Estimate $300-500

1370 (1950) Saudi Guinea Gold Coin. Estimate $300-500

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1317
Sold for:
$369$300

1370 (1950) Saudi Guinea Gold Coin. More ...

Asmat Shield

Asmat Shield

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$308$250

Asmat Shield, Irian Jaya, mid-20th century, ht. 70, wd. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, New York City. More ...

Asmat Shield

Asmat Shield

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1054
Sold for:
$246$200

Asmat Shield, Irian Jaya, mid-20th century, ht. 66 1/2, wd. 15 in. Provenance: Private collection, New York City. More ...

New Guinea Food Platter and Bone Digging Tool

New Guinea Food Platter and Bone Digging Tool

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1057
Unsold
 

New Guinea Food Platter and Bone Digging Tool, Middle Sepik River Province, mid-20th century, platter handle in the form of a crocodile, digging tool blade made from cassowary leg bone, lg. of More ...

Ramu River Drum, Kundu

Ramu River Drum, Kundu

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$461$375

Ramu River Drum, Kundu, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, ht. 26 in. Provenance: Budrose collection, Boston, inv. no. 829. More ...

Lower Sepik River Headrest

Lower Sepik River Headrest

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1060
Sold for:
$123$100

Lower Sepik River Headrest, Papua New Guinea, (missing the legs), dark dry patina, lg. 21 1/4 in. More ...

Maprik Clay Pot

Maprik Clay Pot

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$135$110

Maprik Clay Pot, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 9 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. More ...

New Guinea Central Highlands Stone Adze

New Guinea Central Highlands Stone Adze

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1063
Unsold
 

New Guinea Central Highlands Stone Adze, with wooden haft and woven fiber around the stone, lg. of handle 20 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Highlands Headdress

New Guinea Highlands Headdress

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1064
Unsold
 

New Guinea Highlands Headdress, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, lichen-covered cloth headdress, with woven rattan decoration around the rim and feather on top, dia. 17 in. Provenance: Arnold More ...

Massim Lime Spatula

Massim Lime Spatula

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1065
Unsold
 

Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, traces of lime pigments, ht. 12 in. More ...

Betel Nut Mortar

Betel Nut Mortar

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1066
Unsold
 

Betel Nut Mortar, Massim, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, late 19th century, ht. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Wood Tapa Beater,

Wood Tapa Beater,

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1067
Sold for:
$185$150

Wood Tapa Beater, Massim, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, with a frigate bird motif on the handle, lg. 13 in. More ...

New Guinea Breast Ornament, Formona

New Guinea Breast Ornament, Formona

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1068
Unsold
 

New Guinea Breast Ornament, Formona, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, finely woven fiber with nassa shell and large cowrie shell decoration, 10 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. More ...

New Guinea Breast Ornament, Formona

New Guinea Breast Ornament, Formona

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1069
Unsold
 

New Guinea Breast Ornament, Formona, Eastern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, finely woven fiber with nassa shell and large cowrie shell decoration, 11 x 13 in. More ...

New Guinea Conus Disk Necklace

New Guinea Conus Disk Necklace

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$135$110

New Guinea Conus Disk Necklace, Middle Sepik region, graduated conus shells cut and strung together with fiber, lg. 53 in. More ...

Middle Sepik Bamboo Lime Container

Middle Sepik Bamboo Lime Container

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1071
Unsold
 

Middle Sepik Bamboo Lime Container, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, the finely incised design burnt into the bamboo, dark patina, lg. 10 3/4 in. More ...