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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Yena Cult Figure

Yena Cult Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1074
Unsold
 

Yena Cult Figure, Washkuk Hills, Middle Sepik River Province, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, wood and natural pigments, ht. 32 in. More ...

Hardwood Ancestor Mask,

Hardwood Ancestor Mask,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
23
Unsold
 

Hardwood Ancestor Mask, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, 13 x 5 in. More ...

Hardwood Simbai Shield,

Hardwood Simbai Shield,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Hardwood Simbai Shield, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, 19th century, pre-contact, stone carved shield with fiber strap, 36 x 14 in. Provenance: A private Dutch collection. More ...

Lower Sepik Figure, Papua New Guinea

Lower Sepik Figure, Papua New Guinea

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Lower Sepik Figure, Papua New Guinea, German colonial period ancestor charm, squatting slightly on a round base, with cut-out arms resting on the knees, the large jutting head has both ears and nose More ...

Bamana Door

Bamana Door

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
131
Unsold
 

Bamana Door, comprised of two panels joined by metal staples, decorated in high relief by four animals including a snake and lizard, complete with the original door lock, a thick, dry, encrusted More ...

Two Melanesian Items

Two Melanesian Items

Auction:
2864T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 12, 2015
Lot:
1446
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Melanesian Items, a hardwood club-like form, and a bamboo spear thrower from New Guinea, lg. to 35 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Head on Short Pointed Staff

New Guinea Carved Wood Head on Short Pointed Staff

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$593$500

New Guinea Carved Wood Head on Short Pointed Staff, Sepik River, with seed inlaid eyes, fiber headband and ear ornaments, ht. 12 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Figurative Hook

New Guinea Carved Wood Figurative Hook

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
136
Sold for:
$415$350

New Guinea Carved Wood Figurative Hook, lower Sepik area, the stylized form with hands to his bird-like beak, ht. 22 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex-collection Alfonso Vallejo. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
137
Sold for:
$711$600

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure, Ramu, the stylized standing male form with geometric detail, ht. 12 1/4 in. More ...

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Sculpture Mallets

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Sculpture Mallets

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
143
Sold for:
$385$325

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Sculpture Mallets, Sepik River, both with a boar's head carved at one end and patina of use, lg. to 16 in. More ...

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Drumsticks

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Drumsticks

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
151
Sold for:
$385$325

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Drumsticks, Sepik River area, one with a stylized parrot head finial, the other with an avian head, lg. to 24 in. More ...

Six Sepik River Items

Six Sepik River Items

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
297
Unsold
 

Six Sepik River Items, New Guinea, a bone spatula, polychrome pottery bowl, and four necklaces with various teeth, shells, and other attachments, bowl dia. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Melanesian Carved Wood Figure

Melanesian Carved Wood Figure

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$207$175

Melanesian Carved Wood Figure, New Guinea, Milne Bay, highly stylized seated form with lime inlay, ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask, Sepik River, the stylized form pierced at the eyes and mouth, traces of red pigment, ht. 18 1/2 in. Provenance: Sotheby's London, July 30, 1973. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$770$650

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask, Sepik River, an ancestral guardian mask with shell inlaid eyes, mounted in a Lucite box, lg. 24 in. Provenance: Karl Mann, E. 59th St., New York. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

New Guinea Carved Wood Figure, Sepik River, the stylized seated figure with dark glossy patina, ht. 6 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Woven Fiber and Dog Tooth Plaque

New Guinea Woven Fiber and Dog Tooth Plaque

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$178$150

New Guinea Woven Fiber and Dog Tooth Plaque, Sepik River, dark patina (minor loss), lg. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Dillingham collection, Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Hook Figure

New Guinea Carved Wood Hook Figure

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$178$150

New Guinea Carved Wood Hook Figure, Sepik River, the stylized male figure with painted head and detail, ht. 19 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Ancestor Figures

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Ancestor Figures

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$533$450

Two New Guinea Carved Wood Ancestor Figures, Murik Lakes, Sepik area, highly stylized male forms with traces of red ochre, ht. to 11 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Ancestor Mask

New Guinea Carved Wood Ancestor Mask

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
138
Unsold
 

New Guinea Carved Wood Ancestor Mask, Middle Sepik, human form with bird-like features, heavy wood with traces of red pigment, ht. 19 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Stool

New Guinea Carved Wood Stool

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
139
Unsold
 

New Guinea Carved Wood Stool, Sepik area, the oval form with four legs, each relief-carved with a stylized face, ht. 7, lg. 19 1/2 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Kundu Drum

New Guinea Carved Wood Kundu Drum

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
141
Unsold
 

New Guinea Carved Wood Kundu Drum, Sepik River area, cylindrical-waisted form, the handle with stylized face on one end and lizard on the opposite end, patina of use, (cracks), ht. 31 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
142
Unsold
 

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum, Sepik River, the cylindrical waisted form with stylized crocodile mouth pattern, two-headed handle, lizard skin head, traces of pigment, lg. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2265
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 29, 2005
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

New Guinea Carved Wood Mask, Sepik River, the hollowed oval form with a stylized beard pierced for suspensions, pierced heart-shaped mouth, nose with flared nostrils and metal ring, inlaid round More ...