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  • Marquesas Wood Fan Handle

    Lot: 1082
    Sold for: $246$200

    Marquesas Wood Fan Handle, the handle carved with four tiki figures, lg. 17 3/4 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, collected in 1940 on the schooner Chance, at Taiahae Bay, Huka ...

  • 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. ...

  • Head of an Easter Island Moai Kavakava Figure

    Lot: 45
    Sold for: $3,321$2,700

    Head of an Easter Island Moai Kavakava Figure, toromiro wood, from a large moai kavakava figure, with heavy brow above deeply cut eyes which once held obsidian and bone eyes, with faint engraving of ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Marquesas Islands Large Carved Coconut

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    Marquesas Islands Large Carved Coconut, c. second half 19th century, with stylized carving overall, the remnant suspension cord with carved bone tiki and kukui nut beads, (the coconut bottom was ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Hand Club

    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. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

    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. ...

  • Two Maori Jade Tiki Pendants

    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. ...

  • Marquesas Islands War Club

    Lot: 49
    Sold for: $58,425$47,500

    Marquesas Islands War Club, U'U, c. late 18th-early 19th century, carved from iron wood, the classic form with cylindrical shaft leading to a highly stylized head with relief-carved tiki head eyes, ...

  • Marquesas Islands Carved Wood Figure

    Lot: 85
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Marquesas Islands Carved Wood Figure, Tiki, c. late 19th or early 20th century, stylized form on a base and with incised detail, ht. 14 1/2 in. ...

  • Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle

    Lot: 37
    Sold for: $4,444$3,750

    Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle, c. first half 19th century, chip-carved overall and with elaborate concentric circle designs on one side of blade, rectangular grip with a frieze of stylized tiki ...

  • Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle

    Lot: 38
    Sold for: $2,015$1,700

    Austral Islands Carved Wood Paddle, c. first half 19th century, chip-carved overall, the handle terminating in a frieze of stylized tiki heads, (wood loss), lg. 35, wd. 8 in. ...

  • Five Ethnographic Items

    Lot: 533
    Sold for: $674$550

    Five Ethnographic Items, two Pre-Columbian stone items, a pottery fragment, a Maori jade Tiki, and a small carved Asian jade animal pendant. ...

  • Austral Island Carved Wood Ceremonial Paddle

    Lot: 114
    Sold for: $1,659$1,400

    Austral Island Carved Wood Ceremonial Paddle, 19th century, decorated overall with a chip-carved geometric pattern, the grip carved with a frieze of stylized tiki heads (some heads missing, repairs ...

  • Austral Island Carved Wood Scepter

    Lot: 115
    Sold for: $533$450

    Austral Island Carved Wood Scepter, 19th century, probably made from a paddle, carved overall with geometric designs, the end with frieze of stylized tiki heads, dark patina, lg. 18 in. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box

    Lot: 116
    Unsold  

    Maori Carved Wood Treasure Box, 19th century, the hollow rectangular form with undecorated top, the bottom with four two-headed tiki figures separated by fine scrollwork, lg. 16, wd. 3 1/2 in. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

    Lot: 120
    Sold for: $4,740$4,000

    Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club, Wahaika, 19th century, the curved blade with deeply carved linear design and with a tiki figure on the inside, the handle end in the form of a stylized mask, ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

    Lot: 121
    Unsold  

    Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club, c. second half 19th century, the curved blade with carved scroll designs and recumbent tiki figure on the inside, the handle with grotesque mask with haliotis ...

  • Marquesas Islands War Club

    Lot: 128
    Sold for: $71,100$60,000

    Marquesas Islands War Club, u'u, c. 19th century, carved from iron wood, the classic form with cylindrical shaft leading to a highly stylized head with projecting tiki head eyes, side flanges, and ...

  • Eric Owen Redware Tiki Figure

    Lot: 483
    Sold for: $415$350

    Eric Owen Redware Tiki Figure, England, c. 1965, modeled as a stylized standing tribal male, inscribed signature, ht. 14 1/2 in. ...

  • Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step

    Lot: 255
    Sold for: $4,148$3,500

    Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step, Marquesas Islands, 19th century, the unusual stylized tiki with upraised arms supporting the platform and with parallel geometric incising on figure and platform ...

  • Polynesian Carved Greenstone Neck Pendant

    Lot: 258
    Unsold  

    Polynesian Carved Greenstone Neck Pendant, Hei Tiki, Maori, New Zealand, 19th century, carved with oval shaped head, chin toward the left shoulder, right hand to the chest, left hand to the thigh, ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

    Lot: 264
    Sold for: $7,110$6,000

    Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club, Wahaika, New Zealand, 19th century, the curved blade with deeply carved scroll designs and recumbent tiki on the inside, the handle end in the form of a ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club

    Lot: 265
    Sold for: $7,110$6,000

    Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club, Wahaika, New Zealand, 19th century, the curved blade with deeply carved geometric and scroll designs and recumbent tiki on the inside, the handle with grotesque ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Adze Handle

    Lot: 194
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    Maori Carved Wood Adze Handle, New Zealand, 19th century, with stylized Tiki figure, the curved handle with stylized finial, pierced for suspension, lg. 14 3/4 in. Provenance: Collected by Rev. ...

  • Maori Carved Wood Figure

    Lot: 195
    Sold for: $11,258$9,500

    Maori Carved Wood Figure, Tiki, New Zealand, 19th century, with large stylized head, four-finger hands, extended abdomen, and central joining pole at the back, weathered patina, later gold pigment ...

  • Maori Carved Whale Bone Fiddle Hand Club

    Lot: 199
    Sold for: $4,740$4,000

    Maori Carved Whale Bone Fiddle Hand Club, Kotiate, New Zealand, 19th century, fiddle-shape blade, the neck terminating in a Tiki head finial, pierced for suspension, lg. 13 in. Provenance: ...