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New Guinea Carved Wood Canoe Prow

New Guinea Carved Wood Canoe Prow

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$521$425

New Guinea Carved Wood Canoe Prow, Schouten Islands, c. early 20th century, from one of the last ocean-going canoes, the stylized face with traces of red pigment, custom stand, ht. 9 in. More ...

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Fetish Figures

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Fetish Figures

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$245$200

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Fetish Figures, both stylized, with long beaks, one with red pigment, the other from the Murik Lakes district, probably cut down from a baton, ht. to 9 in. More ...

New Guinea Bone Lime Spatula

New Guinea Bone Lime Spatula

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$296$250

New Guinea Bone Lime Spatula, the bird head form with wood beak, fiber and nasa shell drops, custom stand, ht. 13 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Ebony Lime Spatula

New Guinea Carved Ebony Lime Spatula

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$444$375

New Guinea Carved Ebony Lime Spatula, Massim, 20th century, abstract Janus figure with incised curvilinear detail, ht. 13 in. More ...

Baga/Baga-style Shoulder Mask

Baga/Baga-style Shoulder Mask

Auction:
2521M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 13, 2010
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$267$225

Baga/Baga-style Shoulder Mask, Guinea/Guinea headdress, wood with dark patina, ht. 52 in. More ...

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items

Auction:
2511
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 17, 2010
Lot:
709
Sold for:
$148$125

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items, a New Guinea pestle, two polychrome painted implements, and an Aboriginal boomerang. More ...

New Guinea Tribal Shield

New Guinea Tribal Shield

Auction:
2489
Auction:
20th Century Design - Mar 27, 2010
Lot:
145
Sold for:
$296$250

New Guinea Tribal Shield Polychrome carved wood Mid-20th century Six fiber attachments, traces of white, black, and red-brown pigment, marked Asamt on reverse, ht. 62 1/2 in. More ...

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items

Auction:
2497
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 17, 2010
Lot:
224
Unsold
 

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items, a New Guinea pestle, two polychrome painted implements, and an Aboriginal boomerang. More ...

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
130
Unsold
 

Four New Guinea and Aborigine Carved Wooden Items, a New Guinea pestle, two polychrome painted implements, and an Aboriginal boomerang. More ...

Three New Guinea Carved Bone Implements

Three New Guinea Carved Bone Implements

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$178$150

Three New Guinea Carved Bone Implements, all with abstract bird heads, incised decoration, and traces of pigment, (damage), lg. to 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Finger Drum

New Guinea Carved Wood Finger Drum

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$326$275

New Guinea Carved Wood Finger Drum, Massim area, with flared bottom, zoomorphic handle, and original reptile skin head, ht. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Ten Melanesian Carved Wood Items

Ten Melanesian Carved Wood Items

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$178$150

Ten Melanesian Carved Wood Items, nine various size clubs and a New Guinea spatulate form, (damage), lg. to 30 in. More ...

Three New Guinea Masks

Three New Guinea Masks

Auction:
2434
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2008
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$237$200

Three New Guinea Masks, multicolored and decorated with cowry shells, ht. 47 in. More ...

Three Carved Images

Three Carved Images

Auction:
2418
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 16, 2008
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$119$100

Three Carved Images, including two from New Guinea, one with carved figures of men, and an African mask. More ...

Three New Guinea Painted Basketry Items and an Embellished Bone Implement.

Three New Guinea Painted Basketry Items and an Embellished Bone Implement.

Auction:
2353
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 15, 2007
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$411$350

Three New Guinea Painted Basketry Items and an Embellished Bone Implement. More ...

Three New Guinea Painted Basketry Items and an Embellished Bone Implement.

Three New Guinea Painted Basketry Items and an Embellished Bone Implement.

Auction:
2354
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 22, 2006
Lot:
1002
Unsold
 

Three New Guinea Painted Basketry Items and an Embellished Bone Implement. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure with Turtle and Fish Sgrafitto

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure with Turtle and Fish Sgrafitto

Auction:
2328
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 24, 2006
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$59$50

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure with Turtle and Fish Sgrafitto, ht. 14 3/4 in. More ...

Group of Ethnographic Items

Group of Ethnographic Items

Auction:
2271
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 17, 2005
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$147$125

Group of Ethnographic Items, including New Guinea and More ...

Framed Photograph of an African Shoulder Mask

Framed Photograph of an African Shoulder Mask

Auction:
2142
Auction:
Sale #2142 - May 11, 2002
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$223$190

Framed Photograph of an African Shoulder Mask, written in pencil below the photograph "Baga Mask - Guinea, Elliot Elisofon 1954," not examined out of frame, photograph 13 x 10 More ...

Carved Wood Mortar

Carved Wood Mortar

Auction:
2142
Auction:
Sale #2142 - May 11, 2002
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$235$200

Carved Wood Mortar, Abelam, New Guinea, the caryatid form with round base and four stylized human figures supporting a small bowl, brown patina, ht. 8 3/4 More ...