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Maori Nephrite Adze Blade

Maori Nephrite Adze Blade

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
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 More ...

Maori Nephrite Hand Club, Patu

Maori Nephrite Hand Club, Patu

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
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 More ...

Model Canoe Prow Ornament

Model Canoe Prow Ornament

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
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. More ...

Maori Cape,

Maori Cape,

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
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. More ...

Maori Stone Adze Blade

Maori Stone Adze Blade

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1099
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Maori Taiaha

Maori Taiaha

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
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. More ...

Maori Jade Ornament "Hei Tiki,"

Maori Jade Ornament "Hei Tiki,"

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
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. More ...

Two Contemporary Decorative Items

Two Contemporary Decorative Items

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1323
Sold for:
$37$30

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

Two Contemporary Decorative Items

Two Contemporary Decorative Items

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1734
Unsold
 

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

Maori Stone Adze Head

Maori Stone Adze Head

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
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. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff

Maori Carved Wood Fighting Staff

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
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: More ...

Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments

Three Maori Jade Ear Ornaments

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
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. More ...

Maori Jade Ornament

Maori Jade Ornament

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
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 More ...

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
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 More ...

Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club

Maori Figural Carved Wood Hand Club

Auction:
3005B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2017
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. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Long Club

Maori Carved Wood Long Club

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1717
Sold for:
$461$375

Maori Carved Wood Long Club, Taiaha, c. 19th century, possibly made for a child, with Janus head finial, dark patina, lg. 49 1/2 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Maori Carved Whale Bone Hand Club

Maori Carved Whale Bone Hand Club

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1718
Sold for:
$492$400

Maori Carved Whale Bone Hand Club, with incised decoration on one side, lg. 14 3/4, wd. 3 1/4 in. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Dance Paddle

Maori Carved Wood Dance Paddle

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$738$600

Maori Carved Wood Dance Paddle, c. late 19th century, with stylized Maori designs and four faces, lg. 36 1/4 in. Provenance: Christie's; The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box, c. late 19th century, with projecting heads on each end, the lid and sides carved with stylized geometric designs, the flat bottom uncarved, ht. 4, lg. 15 1/2 in. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Hand Club

Maori Carved Wood Hand Club

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
34
Unsold
 

Maori Carved Wood Hand Club, Waika, c. 19th century, with classic designs on the blade, recumbent tiki on the inside and a grotesque face at handle end, dark patina, lg. 15 1/4 in. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Long Club

Maori Carved Wood Long Club

Auction:
2893B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 06, 2016
Lot:
35
Unsold
 

Maori Carved Wood Long Club, Taiaha, c. 19th century, possibly made for a child, with Janus head finial, dark patina, lg. 49 1/2 in. Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club, Waika, c. 19th century, with concentric arch design on blade, recumbent tiki on the inside, and grotesque face at handle end, dark patina, lg. 14 3/4 in. More ...

Two Maori Jade Tiki Pendants

Two Maori Jade Tiki Pendants

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
55
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Two Maori Jade Tiki Pendants, c. 19th century, both with red inlaid eyes, ht. 1 3/8 and 3 1/8 in. More ...

Maori Carved Stone Adze Head

Maori Carved Stone Adze Head

Auction:
2862B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 07, 2015
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$215$175

Maori Carved Stone Adze Head, New Zealand, 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Staff

Maori Carved Wood Staff

Auction:
2791B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Mar 14, 2015
Lot:
40
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Maori Carved Wood Staff, c. late 19th century, one end with a male head showing tattoo designs, lg. 16 in. More ...

Two Contemporary Maori Carved Wood Implements

Two Contemporary Maori Carved Wood Implements

Auction:
2774T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 06, 2015
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Contemporary Maori Carved Wood Implements, a hand club and an adze, both decorated with relief carved stylized figures, curvilinear designs, and shell inlays, lg. to 16 1/4 in. More ...

Two South Pacific Fishhooks

Two South Pacific Fishhooks

Auction:
2774T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 06, 2015
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$461$375

Two South Pacific Fishhooks, both with bone hooks, one with abalone inlay, the second a contemporary Maori fishhook, lg. to 7 in. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Janus Figure

Maori Carved Wood Janus Figure

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Maori Carved Wood Janus Figure, with opposing male figures on a base and with elaborate carved tattoo patterns, shell inlaid eyes (one a replacement), ht. 12 in. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Hand Club

Maori Carved Wood Hand Club

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
87
Unsold
 

Maori Carved Wood Hand Club, "Kotiate," New Zealand, probably an early tourist carving, lg. 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex McDonald Collection; Leo and Lillian Fortess Collection. More ...

Maori Carved Wood Dance Paddle

Maori Carved Wood Dance Paddle

Auction:
2745B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 06, 2014
Lot:
88
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Maori Carved Wood Dance Paddle, with stylized face on one side of blade, lg. 24 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess Collection. More ...