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New Guinea Bone Dagger

New Guinea Bone Dagger

Auction:
3324T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 11, 2019
Lot:
1278
Sold for:
$74$60

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
Sold for:
$160$130

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 ...

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 ...

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 Armband

New Guinea Armband

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1131
Sold for:
$49$40

New Guinea Armband, Sepik River, early to mid-20th century, with typical incised designs, held together with two rattan bindings, lg. 7 in. More ...

Middle Sepik River Lime Gourd

Middle Sepik River Lime Gourd

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$123$100

Middle Sepik River Lime Gourd, long gourd decorated with nassa and cowrie shells pressed into a mud paste; with a cassowary bone lime stick, with bird head and long nassa shell appendages, the More ...

New Guinea Armband

New Guinea Armband

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1044
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New Guinea Armband, Sepik River, early to mid-20th century, with typical incised designs, held together with two rattan bindings, lg. 7 in. More ...

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 ...

Wooden Food Pounder

Wooden Food Pounder

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$308$250

Wooden Food Pounder, Schouten Islands, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, male ancestor figure atop the long pounder, overall black patina, lg. 18 1/2 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 ...

Spinning Coconut Disk

Spinning Coconut Disk

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$49$40

Spinning Coconut Disk, Maprik People, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, decorated with incised carvings of birds, dia. 5 1/4 in. More ...

New Guinea Food Platter and Bone Digging Tool

New Guinea Food Platter and Bone Digging Tool

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1057
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New Guinea Food Platter and Bone Digging Tool, Middle Sepik River Province, mid-20th century, platter handle in the form of a crocodile, digging tool blade made from cassowary leg bone, lg. of 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 ...

Maprik Clay Pot

Maprik Clay Pot

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$135$110

Maprik Clay Pot, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 9 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. More ...

New Guinea Conus Disk Necklace

New Guinea Conus Disk Necklace

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1070
Sold for:
$135$110

New Guinea Conus Disk Necklace, Middle Sepik region, graduated conus shells cut and strung together with fiber, lg. 53 in. More ...

Middle Sepik Bamboo Lime Container

Middle Sepik Bamboo Lime Container

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1071
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Middle Sepik Bamboo Lime Container, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, the finely incised design burnt into the bamboo, dark patina, lg. 10 3/4 in. More ...

New Guinea Food Hook

New Guinea Food Hook

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1073
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New Guinea Food Hook, Middle Sepik River Province, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, lg. 16 3/4 in. More ...

Yena Cult Figure

Yena Cult Figure

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1074
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Yena Cult Figure, Washkuk Hills, Middle Sepik River Province, Papua New Guinea, mid-20th century, wood and natural pigments, ht. 32 in. More ...

Shell Bridal Snood

Shell Bridal Snood

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1075
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Shell Bridal Snood, Iatmul, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, fiber with nassa shells and cone shell sections, with other shell pendants, lg. 30 in. Provenance: Roger Brooks collection; More ...

Middle Sepik Currency Belt

Middle Sepik Currency Belt

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1077
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Middle Sepik Currency Belt, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, graduated cut cone shell disks on a fiber belt, lg. 38 in. More ...

Ancestor Mask

Ancestor Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
18
Unsold
 

Ancestor Mask, Coastal Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, wood and rattan, dark brown pigmented surface, 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. Note: Old collection number S578-6 verso. More ...

Washkuk Wood Cult Figure,

Washkuk Wood Cult Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
22
Unsold
 

Washkuk Wood Cult Figure, Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, stone carved, with dark patina, ht. 47 in. Provenance: A private French collection; Douglas Newton Collection, 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 ...

Washkuk Female Figure,

Washkuk Female Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Washkuk Female Figure, Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, with straight legs, cutout arms holding hips, long pendant breasts, and angular face, with deeply incised More ...

Middle Sepik River Wood Flute Stopper

Middle Sepik River Wood Flute Stopper

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
25
Unsold
 

Middle Sepik River Wood Flute Stopper, pre-contact, stone carved stopper depicting a female ancestral spirit figure, ht. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: A private San Francisco, California, collection; More ...

Lower Sepik River Spirit Figure

Lower Sepik River Spirit Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Lower Sepik River Spirit Figure, late 19th/early 20th century, spirit charm with fiber attached to suspension lug on the back, ht. 6 7/8 in. Provenance: Thomas Murray, Mill Valley, California. More ...

Large Sepik River Ancestral Spirit Figure

Large Sepik River Ancestral Spirit Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Large Sepik River Ancestral Spirit Figure, c. 1920s, male figure with cowrie shell eyes, pierced septum and ears, with bush string on legs, wrists, and waist, ht. 25 in. More ...