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New Guinea Bone Dagger

New Guinea Bone Dagger

Auction:
3324T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 11, 2019
Lot:
1278
Estimate:
$100 - $200

New Guinea Bone Dagger, Middle Sepik River Province, cassowary bone dagger with clay mask at top, decorated with paint, shells, and boar tusks, with metal stand, (tip broken), ht. not including More ...

New Guinea Wood Flute Stopper

New Guinea Wood Flute Stopper

Auction:
3324T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 11, 2019
Lot:
1422
Estimate:
$200 - $300

New Guinea Wood Flute Stopper, Middle Sepik River Province, human figure with a cassowary bird sitting on his back, paint decorated, each with shell-inlaid eyes, on a metal base, ht. 22 in. More ...

Korwar Figure

Korwar Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
18
Unsold
 

Korwar Figure, Irian Jaya, late 19th century, the figure sitting on a round base, knees and hands resting on a blank shield, the oversized head with protruding mouth and long exaggerated nose, small More ...

Massim Lime Spatula

Massim Lime Spatula

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
20
Unsold
 

Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, late 19th/early 20th century, the handle decorated with lime filled curvilinear designs, smooth black patina, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Massim Lime Spatula

Massim Lime Spatula

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
21
Unsold
 

Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, a large crouching figure atop the blade, smooth dark patina, lg. 12 3/4 in. More ...

Massim Lime Spatula and Sword Club

Massim Lime Spatula and Sword Club

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
22
Unsold
 

Massim Lime Spatula and Sword Club, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, long lime spatula decorated with eight crouching figures, enhanced with lime, with a short sword club, lg. 25 1/4 and 16 1/2 More ...

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls

Two Wood Massim Food Bowls

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
23
Unsold
 

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 ...

Two New Guinea Woven Bags

Two New Guinea Woven Bags

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$400$325

Two New Guinea Woven Bags, Sepik River, woven with bush fiber and decorated with boar tusks, shells, and cassowary feathers, lg. 9 and 12 in. Provenance: R.H. Pulliene Collection, Australia. More ...

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$369$300

Seven New Guinea Jewelry Items, a woven necklace with nassa shells, a neck ornament with bone and seeds, a neck ornament with four boar tusks and shells, two double boar tusk neck ornaments, a More ...

New Guinea Shell Necklace

New Guinea Shell Necklace

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
26
Unsold
 

New Guinea Shell Necklace, Northeast Coast, eleven large shells connected on a woven rattan ring, decorated with cowrie shells, dia. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
27
Unsold
 

Two New Guinea Bone Daggers, Maprik, early to mid-20th century, decorated with typical abstract designs, smooth glossy patina, lg. 14 and 11 1/2 in. Provenance: B.L. Hornshaw Collection. More ...

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
28
Unsold
 

Three New Guinea Bone Daggers, Maprik, early to mid-20th century, each decorated with typical abstract designs, pierced at the top for fiber decorations, smooth glossy patina, lg. 14 1/2, 11 1/2, More ...

New Guinea Stone Head Club

New Guinea Stone Head Club

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$246$200

New Guinea Stone Head Club, Highlands, early 20th century, thin shaft with pointed butt end, plaited fiber and small stone disk head, lg. 41 in. More ...

Huon Gulf Food Bowl

Huon Gulf Food Bowl

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
30
Unsold
 

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 ...

Papua New Guinea Ancestor Figure

Papua New Guinea Ancestor Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
31
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Papua New Guinea Ancestor Figure, Huon Gulf, c. first quarter 20th century, standing on a round base, with straight legs and cutout arms, torso leaning to the right, with simplified abstracted face, More ...

New Guinea Charm, Marupai

New Guinea Charm, Marupai

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
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. More ...

New Guinea Wood and Polychrome Figure

New Guinea Wood and Polychrome Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$492$400

New Guinea Wood and Polychrome Figure, Papuan Gulf, figure with arms raised, decorated with low relief abstract designs enhanced with pigments, (left leg missing), lg. 25 in. More ...

Painted Wood Board, Gope

Painted Wood Board, Gope

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$369$300

Painted Wood Board, Gope, Elema, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, early to mid-20th century, an abstract figure decorated in high relief in the typical Papuan Gulf style, with white, black, and More ...

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$923$750

New Guinea Canoe Stanchion, Dampier Straits, Tuam Island, elongated form, the domed base supporting an oblong pierced shaft ended by a circular motif, all surmounted by a crescent-shaped terminal More ...

Simbai River Shield

Simbai River Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
36
Unsold
 

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 ...

Papua New Guinea War Shield

Papua New Guinea War Shield

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
37
Unsold
 

Papua New Guinea War Shield, Iatmul, Middle Sepik River, mid-20th century, cut from one piece of wood, the front decorated with the abstracted face, swirling lines and serrated edges typical of the More ...

Papua New Guinea Mask, Mei

Papua New Guinea Mask, Mei

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
38
Unsold
 

Papua New Guinea Mask, Mei, Iatmul, Middle Sepik River, mid-20th century, the long mask with protruding ears and nose, the face painted in a three color abstract pattern, pierced at the top for More ...

New Guinea Head Fragment

New Guinea Head Fragment

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
39
Unsold
 

New Guinea Head Fragment, Karawari, Middle Sepik River Province, the head fragment from a larger figure, with traces of pigments, mounted on a wood base, ht. 19 1/4 in. More ...

Two Painted New Guinea Rondel Ornaments

Two Painted New Guinea Rondel Ornaments

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
40
Unsold
 

Two Painted New Guinea Rondel Ornaments, Middle Sepik River Province, made from balsa wood, with fiber attachments in the center, (some loss around the edges), dia. 8 1/2 and 8 in. More ...

New Guinea Cult Carving

New Guinea Cult Carving

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
41
Unsold
 

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 Club Head

New Guinea Stone Club Head

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
42
Unsold
 

New Guinea Stone Club Head, late 19th/early 20th century, basalt disk club head, (minor chips to edge), dia. 4 7/8 in. More ...

New Guinea Stone Adze Blade

New Guinea Stone Adze Blade

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
43
Unsold
 

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

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$431$350

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet, Schouten Island, early to mid-20th century, pierced at the bottom for fiber decoration, with smooth blackened patina, with metal stand, (minor loss at the end), More ...

Abalam Yam Mask

Abalam Yam Mask

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$246$200

Abalam Yam Mask, Maprik, Papua New Guinea, early to mid-20th century, flat front mask with hair and beard treatment, traces of pigments, ht. 10 1/2, wd. 6 in. More ...

St. Matthias Island Comb

St. Matthias Island Comb

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
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. More ...