Fine African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
13 May 2010, starting at 13:00 EDT.

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A rare Tongan club, Kingdom of Tonga
Sold for US$ 39,650 inc. premium
LOTS
 of 2060
2005 A large and rare turtle shell woman's valuable, Toluk, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands US$ 6,100
£3,629
€4,402
2007 A Buka or Bougainvile Island ceremonial paddle, Solomon Islands US$ 2,745
£1,633
€1,981
2008 A Polynesian "outlier" figure, Sikaiana Atoll, Solomon Islands US$ 18,300
£10,887
€13,208
2010 A rare Tongan club, Kingdom of Tonga US$ 39,650
£23,589
€28,617
2012 A Ra'ivavae Islands paddle, Austral Islands US$ 2,257
£1,342
€1,629
2017 Two historically important wood Bowls, pakaka, together with an original Congressional Luau menu, Hawaiian Islands US$ 12,200
£7,258
€8,805
2020 A group of twenty-two stone adzes, koi, Hawaiian Islands US$ 4,575
£2,721
€3,302
2022 A decorated barkcloth, kapa, sample book, Hawaiian Islands US$ 7,930
£4,717
€5,723
2025 An important ivory, human hair and indigenous cordage necklace, lei niho palaoa, Hawaiian Islands US$ 24,400
£14,516
€17,610
2026 A superb royal feather necklace, lei hulu, Hawaiian Islands US$ 33,550
£19,960
€24,215
2029 A rare royal spittoon refuse bowl, ipu 'aina, Hawaiian Islands US$ 8,540
£5,080
€6,163
2031 A superb and rare finger bowl washbasin, ipu holoi lima, Hawaiian Islands,
with label: John M. Warriner Hawaiian Collection
US$ 14,640
£8,710
€10,566
2032 A royal feather necklace, lei hulu, Hawaiian Islands US$ 18,300
£10,887
€13,208
2033 A shark tooth weapon, leiomano, Hawaiian Islands US$ 7,320
£4,355
€5,283
2035 An important and rare refuse bowl, ipu 'aina, Hawaiian Islands US$ 18,300
£10,887
€13,208
2036 A large hook-shaped ornament, niho palaoa, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,660
£2,177
€2,641
2038 A group of seven fishhooks, makau, Hawaiian Islands US$ 6,710
£3,992
€4,843
2041 A knobbed stone poi pounder, pohaku ku'i poi, Hawaiian Islands US$ 1,952
£1,161
€1,408
2042 A second stage tapa beater, i'e kuku, Hawaiian Islands US$ 2,440
£1,451
€1,761
2043 A large painted bark cloth, kapa, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,965
£2,358
€2,861
2044 A large painted bark cloth, kapa, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,660
£2,177
€2,641
2045 A very rare barbed wooden spear, ihe laumake, Hawaiian Islands US$ 30,500
£18,145
€22,013
2046 A wood bowl, pakaka, Molokai Island, Hawaiian Islands US$ 4,270
£2,540
€3,081
2047 A fine wood shallow dish, Hawaiian Islands US$ 8,540
£5,080
€6,163
2048 A wood bowl, pakaka, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,660
£2,177
€2,641
2051 A Maori whalebone club, Waihaka, New Zealand US$ 3,050
£1,814
€2,201
2052 A Maori whalebone short hand club, kotiate, New Zealand US$ 15,860
£9,435
€11,447
2055 A Maori long club fighting staff, Taiaha, New Zealand US$ 3,050
£1,814
€2,201
2056 A very rare Maori pointed fighting staff, pouwhenua, New Zealand US$ 7,930
£4,717
€5,723
2058 A Maori nephrite neck pendent, hei tiki, together with a nephrite implement, New Zealand US$ 9,760
£5,806
€7,044
2059 A very rare original Major Robley watercolor of female Tattoo pattern with Maori inscription US$ 7,930
£4,717
€5,723
2060 A Maori nephrite neck pendant, New Zealand US$ 19,520
£11,613
€14,088

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