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  • Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa

    Lot: 1060
    Sold for: $2,125$1,700

    Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa, New Zealand, 20th century, greywacke, polished stone with biconical hole and ridged butt, lg. 14 1/4 in. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Walking Stick

    Lot: 1061
    Sold for: $688$550

    Maori Carved Wood Walking Stick, the shaft decorated with fine curvilinear designs and two relief-carved figures with inlaid shell eyes, lg. 33 in. ...

  • Maori Wood Pipe

    Lot: 1062
    Sold for: $688$550

    Maori Wood Pipe, 19th century, the fully decorated bowl with a tuatara lizard holding onto the one side, with a small circle of paua shell between the front legs, with metal stand, lg. 4 in. ...

  • Maori Carved Pipe

    Lot: 1063
    Sold for: $531$425

    Maori Carved Pipe, 19th century, walnut pipe transformed into a Maori tiki, with the stylized face at the front of the bowl, well used, lg. 4 1/2 in. ...

  • Maori Janiform Nephrite Pendant

    Lot: 1064
    Sold for: $1,625$1,300

    Maori Janiform Nephrite Pendant, 19th century, greenstone janiform pendant, with a central hole pierced for suspension, with Plexiglas base, lg. 3 1/2 in. Provenance: John A. Rabe collection; ...

  • Maori Nephrite Pendant

    Lot: 1065
    Sold for: $2,000$1,600

    Maori Nephrite Pendant, large pendant in the form of a tuatara or native New Zealand lizard, wd. 6, ht. 3 in. ...

  • Maori Feather Box, Waka Huia

    Lot: 1066
    Sold for: $6,875$5,500

    Maori Feather Box, Waka Huia, early to mid-19th century, with projecting tiki heads on each end of the narrow elongated box, the lid, sides and bottom covered with deeply cut scrolling designs, dark ...

  • Maori Taiaha

    Lot: 109
    Sold for: $369$300

    Maori Taiaha Head, New Zealand, early 20th century, carved on one side with the stylized protruding tongue with finely carved scroll design, a hole at the base, dark patina, lg. 8 in. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff, Taiaha

    Lot: 110
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff, Taiaha, New Zealand, 19th century, the long shaft with Janus-head finial, the stylized protruding tongue with finely carved scroll design, with shell inlay in eyes, ...

  • Maori Wood Hand Club, Patuki

    Lot: 111
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Maori Wood Hand Club, Patuki, New Zealand, 19th century, the flat four sides decorated with carved koru patterns, the butt end with two faces, and pierced for wrist strap, the holes with shell ...

  • Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa

    Lot: 112
    Sold for: $2,829$2,300

    Maori Stone Club, Patu Onewa, New Zealand, 19th century, greywacke, polished stone with biconical hole and ridged butt, lg. 12 1/4 in. Provenance: Merton Simpson Gallery, New York City. ...

  • Maori Wood Net Float

    Lot: 113
    Sold for: $6,150$5,000

    Maori Wood Net Float, New Zealand, 19th century, pierced and carved as a figure with hands grasping chin, the in-turned feet forming loops, brown smooth patina, lg. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: ...

  • Maori Marionette Figure, Keretao

    Lot: 114
    Sold for: $7,380$6,000

    Maori Marionette Figure, Keretao, New Zealand, early to mid-19th century, the figure standing on a long wood point, fully carved with koru designs, the separately worked arms missing, the oval head ...

  • Maori Flax Cape

    Lot: 1068
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Maori Flax Cape, New Zealand, 19th century, flax fiber, wool, and feathers, (some staining and feather, wool loss), 38 1/2 x 40 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection; collected by ...

  • Three Maori Stone Adze Blades

    Lot: 1069
    Sold for: $523$425

    Three Maori Stone Adze Blades, 19th century and earlier, basalt adze blades for carving wood, lg. 6, 5 3/4, and 5 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, labels attached. ...

  • Maori Nephrite Adze Blade

    Lot: 78
    Sold for: $523$425

    Maori Nephrite Adze Blade, 19th century, wide blade with polished surface, (two chips to blade edge), 5 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida. The ...

  • Maori Nephrite Hand Club, Patu

    Lot: 79
    Sold for: $3,690$3,000

    Maori Nephrite Hand Club, Patu, 19th century, the butt end pierced for wrist strap, smooth polished surface, lg. 14 in. Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida; Bailey ...

  • Model Canoe Prow Ornament

    Lot: 80
    Sold for: $185$150

    Model Canoe Prow Ornament, Maori, early 19th century, wood with traces of pigments, carved prow tiki figure, for a model canoe, pierced for attachment to the main body of the canoe, lg. 6 in. ...

  • Maori Cape,

    Lot: 1098
    Sold for: $3,567$2,900

    Maori Cape, New Zealand, last quarter 19th century, wool with taniko on three edges and black woolen tassels, 42 x 42 in. Provenance: Collected in 1887 by Dr. John Rabe. ...

  • Maori Stone Adze Blade

    Lot: 1099
    Sold for: $677$550

    Maori Stone Adze Blade, pre-contact period, black basalt, lg. 9 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Hawaii. ...

  • Maori Taiaha

    Lot: 1100
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    Maori Taiaha, New Zealand, 19th century, fully carved taiaha with paua shell and red wax inlay, (some inlay missing), lg. 58 in. Provenance: Private collection, Boston. ...

  • Maori Jade Ornament "Hei Tiki,"

    Lot: 88
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Maori Jade Ornament "Hei Tiki," c. 19th century, ht. 3 3/8, wd. 1 3/4 in. ...

  • Two Contemporary Decorative Items

    Lot: 1323
    Sold for: $37$30

    Two Contemporary Decorative Items, a G. Finch embossed leather dish and a Maori wahaika, lg. 12 in. ...

  • Two Contemporary Decorative Items

    Lot: 1734
    Unsold  

    Two Contemporary Decorative Items, a G. Finch embossed leather dish and a Maori wahaika, lg. 12 in. ...

  • Maori Stone Adze Head

    Lot: 50
    Sold for: $185$150

    Maori Stone Adze Head, finely ground black stone, lg. 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Otaga Museum; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff

    Lot: 64
    Sold for: $2,829$2,300

    Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff, c. 19th century, "taiaha," the stylized face with red wax eyes on one side and one remaining abalone eye on the reverse, dark patina, lg. 50 1/2 in. Provenance: ...

  • Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments

    Lot: 66
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments, Ngatiana tribe, Taranaki area, North Island, New Zealand, lg. to 4 in. Provenance: Terry Emerson; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. ...

  • Maori Jade Ornament

    Lot: 67
    Sold for: $20,910$17,000

    Maori Jade Ornament, "hei tiki," c. 19th century, with original cord and bone toggle, ht. 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Edmund Muller Beromunster, House Zum Dolder Beromunster, Switzerland; Leo and ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

    Lot: 68
    Sold for: $12,300$10,000

    Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box, "Waku Huia," c. first half 19th century, with projecting tiki heads on each end of the narrow elongated box, the top and bottom covered with scrolling design, dark ...

  • Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club

    Lot: 69
    Unsold  

    Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club, "Wahaika," c. late 18th century, with recumbent tiki on the inside and grotesque mask at the butt, square pierced handle, dark patina, includes metal stand, lg. ...