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Eskimo Human Head

Eskimo Human Head

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Eskimo Human Head, Alaska, Old Bering Sea II period, 100-300 AD, oval, with simple grooves cut for eyes, mouth, eyebrows, and nose definition, the rear cut-out for attachment, ht. 1 1/2 in. More ...

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$615$500

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights, bronze bushcow with oxpecker birds on its back, 1 1/2 in.; bronze cast goldweight representing a stylized Sankofa bird with simplified body, triangular raised tail, More ...

Fine Akan Goldweight

Fine Akan Goldweight

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$369$300

Fine Akan Goldweight, bronze goldweight depicting a Beisa antelope, the body rounded, swells at the ventral section, with pointed head and pricked ears, adorned with long, grooved arching horns that More ...

Five Akan Brass Pendants and Maskette

Five Akan Brass Pendants and Maskette

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
119
Sold for:
$185$150

Five Akan Brass Pendants and Maskette, two human face pendants, an antelope head pendant with long pointed ears, grooved horns, and hooked suspension loop, a bell pendant, an animal pendant, and More ...

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane

Auction:
2985B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2017
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Carved Whale Ivory and Whalebone Cane, mid-19th century, round head with stylized leaf carving on a shaft with fine vertical grooves, floral patterns, and spiral twisting body, lg. 32 5/8 in. More ...

Plains Bighorn Head Effigy Pipe

Plains Bighorn Head Effigy Pipe

Auction:
2983B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 10, 2017
Lot:
77
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Plains Bighorn Head Effigy Pipe, c. second half 19th century, the round ash stem with three grooved sections, the elbow-form catlinite bowl in the form of a ram's head, rich patina from use, lg. 24 More ...

Central Plains Beaded Skullcracker Club

Central Plains Beaded Skullcracker Club

Auction:
2879B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 06, 2016
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Central Plains Beaded Skullcracker Club, c. last quarter 19th century, the massive grooved stone head with traces of yellow pigment, the rawhide-covered wood shaft decorated with beadwork on soft More ...

Plains Skullcracker Club

Plains Skullcracker Club

Auction:
2879B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 06, 2016
Lot:
147
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Plains Skullcracker Club, c. last quarter 19th century, with grooved head, the rawhide-covered wood shaft with wrist slot and red ochre overall, another wrist strap made from a recycled animal skin More ...

Carved Jade Hilt

Carved Jade Hilt

Auction:
2762B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Nov 22, 2014
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Carved Jade Hilt, China, in the shape of a horse head with finger grooves, the quillon in the shape of a ruyi cloud with a lotus flower in the center, celadon stone with gray streaks and white More ...

Two Stone Items

Two Stone Items

Auction:
2705M
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 12, 2014
Lot:
14
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Stone Items, a Mezcala abstract human figure, and a prehistoric grooved axe head, lg. to 5 3/4 in. More ...

Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Plains Pipe Tomahawk

Auction:
2533B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 15, 2011
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

Plains Pipe Tomahawk, c. mid-19th century, with long tapered ash shaft, the forged head with grooved detail, lg. 24 in. More ...

Three Polynesian Carved Wood Throwing Clubs

Three Polynesian Carved Wood Throwing Clubs

Auction:
2473
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 26, 2009
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Three Polynesian Carved Wood Throwing Clubs, one with a spherical head, one lobed, and one with a grooved head and tooth (?) inlay, all with chip-carved handles, lg. to 17 in. More ...

Northwest Coast Carved Bone Dagger

Northwest Coast Carved Bone Dagger

Auction:
2442
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 24, 2009
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Northwest Coast Carved Bone Dagger, c. late 19th century, with cloth and hide wrapped handle, grooved and tapered convex blade, avian-head pommel, (minor bone loss), lg. 19 1/2 in. More ...

Three Prehistoric Stone Items

Three Prehistoric Stone Items

Auction:
2414
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 18, 2008
Lot:
880
Sold for:
$178$150

Three Prehistoric Stone Items, two single-grooved axe heads and a mallet-shaped pounder, pounder lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

African Carved Wood Door Latch

African Carved Wood Door Latch

Auction:
2408
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 10, 2008
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$533$450

African Carved Wood Door Latch, Bamana, with stylized human head and mounted on part of a grooved granary door, ht. 25 1/2 in. Provenance: The Paul Rabut collection. More ...

Early Stone Adze and Wood Handle

Early Stone Adze and Wood Handle

Auction:
2376
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 23, 2007
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$881$750

Early Stone Adze and Wood Handle, shaped black stone head with groove for bindings, (wood handle is severely weathered), blade lg. 8 3/4, handle lg. 23 in. More ...

Early Great Lakes Stone and Wood Pipe

Early Great Lakes Stone and Wood Pipe

Auction:
2376
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 23, 2007
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$29,375$25,000

Early Great Lakes Stone and Wood Pipe, c. first half 19th century, the spiral ash (?) stem with incised geometric design and grooved at the edge, the catlinite bowl in the form of a human head with More ...

Plains "Skull Cracker" and Stone Axe Head

Plains "Skull Cracker" and Stone Axe Head

Auction:
2209
Auction:
Sale #2209 - Sep 20, 2003
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$764$650

Plains "Skull Cracker" and Stone Axe Head, the skull cracker with rawhide-wrapped wood handle and horsetail drop, with oval shaped quartzite head; together with a prehistoric grooved stone More ...

African Painted Carved Wood Mask

African Painted Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2132
Auction:
Sale #2132 - Jan 11, 2003
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$235$200

African Painted Carved Wood Mask, Baule, mid-20th century, large hollow abstract animal head form with large-inturned horns, long grooved muzzle and protruding eyes, black, white, and red paint, ht. More ...

Two Plains Wood and Stone Skull-Cracker Clubs

Two Plains Wood and Stone Skull-Cracker Clubs

Auction:
2132
Auction:
Sale #2132 - Jan 11, 2003
Lot:
185
Sold for:
$705$600

Two Plains Wood and Stone Skull-Cracker Clubs, last quarter 19th century, both with rawhide-wrapped long wood handles, one head with incised grooves with blue paint rubbed in, (hide loss), lg. to 30 More ...

Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step

Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step

Auction:
2074
Auction:
Sale #2074 - Sep 15, 2001
Lot:
100
Sold for:
$3,450$3,000

Polynesian Carved Wood Stilt Step, Marquesas Island, c. late 18th century, hollow tapered form decorated with a crouching tiki figure, with short legs, relief-carved arms extending to the abdomen, More ...