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  • Santa Cruz Dance Staff, Napa

    Lot: 68
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    Santa Cruz Dance Staff, Napa, Solomon Islands, hardwood, in the form of a highly stylized canoe, with two raised opposing abstracted ancestral heads, the whole decorated with classical linear ...

  • Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

    Lot: 69
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    Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana, Bellona Island, Solomon Islands, 20th century, hardwood, and rattan, the strapped stone head carved into eight blunt points, lg. 14 in. Provenance: Private ...

  • Three Melanesian Shell Disk Money Necklaces

    Lot: 1108
    Sold for: $125$100

    Three Melanesian Shell Disk Money Necklaces, two shell disk necklaces from the Solomon Islands, the smaller from Huon Gulf, New Guinea, lg. 23, 11, and 8 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, ...

  • Four Melanesian Shell Necklaces

    Lot: 1109
    Sold for: $106$85

    Four Melanesian Shell Necklaces, a Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, shell money necklace, two New Guinea nassa shell necklaces, and a short cowrie shell necklace from the Sepik River region, New ...

  • Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

    Lot: 1143
    Sold for: $563$450

    Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana, Bellona Island, Solomon Islands, late 19th/early 20th century, hardwood, rattan, and sennit fiber, the strapped head carved into eight blunt points, lg. 15 1/4 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Feather Money Baton, Ndabma

    Lot: 1146
    Sold for: $188$150

    Solomon Islands Feather Money Baton, Ndabma, Santa Cruz Islands, red feathers attached to a thin stick, lg. 13 3/4 in. Provenance: Norman Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Mass ...

  • Four Melanesian Combs

    Lot: 1147
    Sold for: $375$300

    Four Melanesian Combs, three from the Solomon Islands, and one bamboo, from Papua New Guinea, lg. 9 1/2, 8 3/4, 8, and 7 in. Provenance: The Rosman collection, New York City. ...

  • Solomon Islands Walking Stick

    Lot: 1148
    Sold for: $125$100

    Solomon Islands Walking Stick, 20th century, ebony wood stick, with inlaid nautilus shell decoration, lg. 36 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Shell Currency Ring, Erenge

    Lot: 1149
    Sold for: $344$275

    Solomon Islands Shell Currency Ring, Erenge, New Georgia, early 20th century, carved from tridacna shell, used as a form of currency in exchange transactions, pierced twice, dia. 6 1/8 in. ...

  • Two Solomon Islands Shell Currency Rings, Erenge

    Lot: 1150
    Sold for: $200$160

    Two Solomon Islands Shell Currency Rings, Erenge, New Georgia, early 20th century, carved from tridacna shell, used as a form of currency in exchange transactions, dia. 5 and 4 3/4 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Paddle Club

    Lot: 1151
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    Solomon Islands Paddle Club, San Cristobal, 19th century, paddle type with central raised ridgeline on the blade and pointed butt end, lg. 46 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Wood Bowl

    Lot: 1152
    Sold for: $225$180

    Solomon Islands Wood Bowl, San Cristobal Island, small elliptical bowl with pedestal base, painted black and heavily decorated with inlaid nautilus shells, each end ornamented with the front end of ...

  • Solomon Islands Wood Bowl

    Lot: 1153
    Sold for: $344$275

    Solomon Islands Wood Bowl, San Cristobal Island, elliptically-shaped bowl with pedistal base, painted black and heavily detailed with inlaid nautilus shells, each end ornamented with the front end ...

  • Solomon Islands Wood Figure

    Lot: 1154
    Sold for: $531$425

    Solomon Islands Wood Figure, Central Solomon Islands, carved from an ebony hardwood, consists of a seated anthropomorphic figure with hands held under the chin, mouth open with teeth, the back ...

  • Solomon Islands Shell Funerary Plaque

    Lot: 1155
    Sold for: $1,063$850

    Solomon Islands Shell Funerary Plaque, Choiseul, Western Solomon Islands, flat plaque of tridacna shell, decorated with two friezes of circles, separated by a frieze of anthropomorphic figures and ...

  • Solomon Islands Sea Spirit Figure, Karamanua

    Lot: 1156
    Sold for: $1,375$1,100

    Solomon Islands Sea Spirit Figure, Karamanua, standing figure with the head of a shark with up-swept tail, holding a shark upside down, decorated with shell inlay, varnished surface, (missing one ...

  • Nine Items of Pacific Jewelry

    Lot: 1157
    Sold for: $169$135

    Nine Items of Pacific Jewelry, a shell disk belt from the Solomon Islands, shell nose ornament from the Solomons, two fiber earsticks with bamboo container from the Solomons, a shell nose ring, ...

  • Two Solomon Islands Wood Clubs, Kila

    Lot: 1158
    Sold for: $200$160

    Two Solomon Islands Wood Clubs, Kila, Malaita, 19th century, two long straight hardwood clubs with raised central ridgeline on the blade, lg. 50 and 44 3/4 in. ...

  • Two Solomon Islands Shell Armbands

    Lot: 1159
    Sold for: $281$225

    Two Solomon Islands Shell Armbands, tridacna shell, dia. 4 and 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Fortess collection, Honolulu, Hawaii; Mark Lissauer collection, Sydney, Australia. ...

  • Solomon Islands Wood Club

    Lot: 1160
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    Solomon Islands Wood Club, Malaita, 20th century, short hardwood club with detailed incised decoration and shell inlay, (some shell inlay missing), lg. 25 1/2 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Shell Breast Ornament

    Lot: 1161
    Sold for: $344$275

    Solomon Islands Shell Breast Ornament, Malaita, early 20th century, pearl shell crescent ornament, with serrated bottom edge and shell decorations, with fiber cord, (minor rim chips), wd. 6 1/2 ...

  • Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana

    Lot: 1040
    Sold for: $2,375$1,900

    Rennell Islands Club, Baukiana, Bellona Island, Solomon Islands, late 19th century, hardwood, rattan, and sennit fiber, the strapped head carved into eight blunt points, lg. 15 3/4 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Shell Currency

    Lot: 1041
    Sold for: $188$150

    Solomon Islands Shell Currency, Malaita, early 20th century, a shell ring carved from the giant clamshell, and a string of shell rings, with old paper label attached, dia. of ring 4 3/8, lg. of ...

  • Solomon Islands Carved Wood Dance Paddle

    Lot: 1042
    Sold for: $938$750

    Solomon Islands Carved Wood Dance Paddle, Buka Island, carved on both sides with highly stylized anthropomorphic and geometric devices, red, black, and white pigments, with metal stand, lg. 72 1/2 ...

  • Collection of Solomon Islands Jewelry

    Lot: 52
    Sold for: $308$250

    Collection of Solomon Islands Jewelry, New Georgia, six clamshell armbands, two nose ornaments, and a woven hair necklace with shell disks, mounted on card, size of mount 11 x 7 1/2 in. ...

  • Solomon Islands Bow

    Lot: 53
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    Solomon Islands Bow, Bougainville, late 19th/early 20th century, fully wrapped in a woven colored orchid fiber sheath, (minor loss), lg. 67 1/2 in. ...

  • Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa

    Lot: 54
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    Santa Cruz Dance Club, Napa, Solomon Islands, 19th century, canoe-shaped club with black pigment decoration and fiber tassels, (some tassel lugs are missing, chips and age cracks), old Christie's ...

  • Three Solomon Island Walking Sticks

    Lot: 55
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    Three Solomon Island Walking Sticks, early 20th century, decorated with inlaid mother-of-pearl shell, held in place with mastic paste, lg. 40, 38, and 36 1/2 in. ...

  • Eastern Solomon Islands Parrying Shield, Qauata

    Lot: 56
    Sold for: $492$400

    Eastern Solomon Islands Parrying Shield, Qauata, 19th century, with a crescent blade and medial ridge terminating in a "W" symbol, representing frigate birds, with a knopped tapering shaft, lg. 37 ...

  • Solomon Islands Hardwood War Club, Alafolo

    Lot: 57
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    Solomon Islands Hardwood War Club, Alafolo, Malaita, late 19th century, long straight-sided club terminating in an abstract human head, lg. 41 in. ...