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Ancestor Mask

Ancestor Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
18
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

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 ...

Massim Wood Figure,

Massim Wood Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
20
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Massim Wood Figure, Kiriwina, Papua New Guinea, c. 1900, with traces of lime pigment, dry dark overall patina, ht. 11 7/8 in. Provenance: John Friede Collection, Rye, New York, Harry Beran More ...

Washkuk Wood Cult Figure,

Washkuk Wood Cult Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
22
Estimate:
$1,800 - $2,400

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 ...

Middle Sepik River Wood Flute Stopper

Middle Sepik River Wood Flute Stopper

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
25
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

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 ...

Sago Wood Platter,

Sago Wood Platter,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
31
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Sago Wood Platter, Asmat, Irian Jaya, c. 1940s, typical repeating abstract designs carved in relief, 20 x 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Robert Browne Collection, Hawaii, no. 524; collected in 1960 by More ...

Painted Wood Board,

Painted Wood Board,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
32
Estimate:
$8,000 - $12,000

Painted Wood Board, Kwoi, Purari Delta, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, high crested form with handle, pierced at ears and nose, decorated in high relief with a face in the More ...

Large Hawaiian Turned Bowl

Large Hawaiian Turned Bowl

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
44
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Large Hawaiian Turned Bowl, late 19th century, Koa wood, ht. 10 1/2, rim dia. 10 1/4 in. More ...

Head of an Easter Island Moai Kavakava Figure

Head of an Easter Island Moai Kavakava Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
45
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

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 More ...

Western Australian Wood Spear Thrower,

Western Australian Wood Spear Thrower,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
47
Estimate:
$600 - $800

Western Australian Wood Spear Thrower, Woomera, late 19th/early 20th century, diamond and zigzag design of the front, (missing top barb), lg. 29 1/2 in. More ...

Zulu Milk Pail,

Zulu Milk Pail,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
55
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Zulu Milk Pail, Ithunga, early 20th century, hollowed wood form with two black-colored serrated rectangles on either side used to hold the pail by the knees while milking, ht. 13 3/4 in. More ...

Thumb Piano, Kasanji

Thumb Piano, Kasanji

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
56
Estimate:
$300 - $600

Thumb Piano, Kasanji, Luba, Congo, early 20th century, wood and metal, ht. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Eric Robertson, New York. More ...

Baule Wood Figure,

Baule Wood Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
62
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Baule Wood Figure, Ivory Coast, early 20th century, small female figure with aged encrusted patina, ht. 10 in. More ...

Central Congo Basketry Rattle

Central Congo Basketry Rattle

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
66
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Central Congo Basketry Rattle, rattan woven enclosed basket with wood base and loop handle, containing dried seeds to shake as a rattle, with a dry black patina, ht. 11 1/4, lg. 11 in. More ...

Brong/Bono Wood Doll,

Brong/Bono Wood Doll,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
68
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Brong/Bono Wood Doll, western Ghana, late 19th century, cylindrical torso, the elongated neck supporting a flat face with high coiffure, face stylized in low relief, three brass tacks decorate the More ...

Kuba Wood Neck Rest

Kuba Wood Neck Rest

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
79
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Kuba Wood Neck Rest, Congo, late 19th century, with a fine rich patina, ht. 5 in. Note: Old collection number FX91238 on bottom. More ...

Club, Macana,

Club, Macana,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
86
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Club, Macana, Guyana, 18th/early 19th century, Wamara wood, trace of old paper label, (numerous chips, dents and cracks), with dark rich patina, lg. 16 in. More ...

Fine Dayak Knife

Fine Dayak Knife

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
126
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Fine Dayak Knife, late 19th century, wide iron blade with wood handle fashioned into a crouching figure, dark rich patina to the figure, lg. 8 in. More ...

Miniature Dan Mask

Miniature Dan Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
143
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Miniature Dan Mask, delicately carved wood maskette with deeply carved and incised coiffure at the back, lg. 2 in. More ...

We-Guere Mask

We-Guere Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
144
Estimate:
$8,000 - $12,000

We-Guere Mask, oval form with exaggerated features, broad articulated brass studded mouth, large nose, bulging eyes with pierced slits and projecting forehead, beard made up of human hair bound in More ...

Fon Power Figure

Fon Power Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
145
Estimate:
$4,500 - $6,000

Fon Power Figure, wood figure of a man, numerous metal projections embedded in the wood, with a dry, heavily eroded surface, ht. 22 in. More ...

Luba Ceremonial Axe

Luba Ceremonial Axe

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
153
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Luba Ceremonial Axe, early 20th century, wood handle terminates in a well-coiffured head, wrought iron blade emanating from the mouth, lg. 17 in. More ...

Luba Divination Ensemble

Luba Divination Ensemble

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
154
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Luba Divination Ensemble, a small wood figure sitting inside a skin enclosed bundle, fiber stands surround the base, a number of small horns and metal objects have been placed in the hardened and More ...

Songye Torso

Songye Torso

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
156
Estimate:
$3,500 - $4,500

Songye Torso, wood, fabric, hide, and brass tacks, the slender torso with slightly protruding abdomen; brass tack fills the fetish receptacle; fabric below the waist, ringed neck and protruding face More ...

Execution Sword,

Execution Sword,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
166
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Execution Sword, Ngombe, Congo, long, finely decorated iron sword with four protruding points on the top of the blade, metal-wrapped handle ends in double brass-tacked wood hilt, lg. 32 in. More ...

Ngombe Sword

Ngombe Sword

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
168
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Ngombe Sword, forged iron, one side of the blade with pecked design, wood handle, lg. 22 3/4 in. More ...

Ngombe Sword

Ngombe Sword

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
170
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Ngombe Sword, forged iron blade with cut outs and incised designs, copper bands woven onto wood handle terminating in large hide-wrapped pommel, lg. 24 1/2 in. More ...

Bandia Sickle Knife

Bandia Sickle Knife

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
171
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Bandia Sickle Knife, with engraved designs mainly on the narrow shaft, wood handle wrapped in metal, lg. 24 in. More ...

Ngbaka Short Sword

Ngbaka Short Sword

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
172
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Ngbaka Short Sword, heavy copper blade with etched designs running up the center, the blade terminating in a circle, wood handle with some copper wire wrapping, lg. 21 1/4 in. More ...

Two Ngbandi Knives

Two Ngbandi Knives

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
173
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Two Ngbandi Knives, one with a fully copper blade and copper wire handle and twisted wire over wood pommel, the second forged iron with woven fabric handle covering, lg. 14 1/2 and 14 1/4 in. More ...

Gbaya Iron Sword

Gbaya Iron Sword

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
174
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Gbaya Iron Sword, with forged raised lines on the front, back flat, with wood handle, lg. 25 1/2 in. More ...