African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art
9 Nov 2011, starting at 11:00 EST.

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 of 421
1 Fish Hook, Murray Island, Torres Straits US$ 600
€433
£356
2 Composite Fishing Lure, Tuvaru (formerly Ellice Islands) US$ 875
€631
£520
3 Three Composite Fish Hooks, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
5 Very Rare and Large Fish Hook, Fakaofo (Bowditch Island), Tokelau US$ 6,000
€4,330
£3,569
6 Fish Hook and Spear Point, Ra'ivavae Island, Austral Islands US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
7 Collection of Fishing Hooks and Implements, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
8 Collection of Fishing Hooks and Implements and Kapa Sample, Hawaiian Islands US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
9 Collection of Fishing Hooks and Implements, Hawaiian Islands, together with Two Books on Fishing in the Pacific US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
10 Collection of Fishing Hooks and Implements, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
12 Maori Bugle Flute, New Zealand US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
13 Maori Nephrite Pendant Fragment, New Zealand US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
14 Maori Hand Club, New Zealand US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
15 Maori Nephrite Human Form Pendant, New Zealand US$ 5,000
€3,608
£2,974
16 Zoomorphic Coconut-Grating Stool, Nukuoro, Caroline Islands US$ 10,625
€7,668
£6,321
17 Spurred Club, Fiji Islands US$ 28,750
€20,750
£17,104
18 Superb "Pineapple"/"Beaked Battlehammer" Club, Fiji Islands US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
20 Exceptional and Rare Marquesas Islands Club, French Polynesia Length 51in (129.5cm) US$ 62,500
€45,110
£37,184
24 Extremely Rare Kauai Island "Stirrup" Stone Pounder, Hawaiian Islands US$ 10,000
€7,217
£5,949
29 Important Collection of Twenty-Eight Rare Kapa Specimens, Hawaiian Islands US$ 5,625
€4,059
£3,346
30 Large Canoe Building Basalt Adze, Hawaiian Islands US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
32 Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands US$ 3,250
€2,345
£1,933
33 Food Pounder, Micronesia US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
34 Food Pounder, Micronesia US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
36 Stone Currency, Yap Island US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
37 Stone Currency, Yap Island US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
38 Extremely Rare and Large Stone Currency, Yap Island US$ 32,500
€23,457
£19,335
39 Rare Female Standing Figure, Gilbert Islands US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
40 Woman's Valuable, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands US$ 5,000
€3,608
£2,974
42 Solomon Islands Comb US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
47 Massim Lime Spatula, Griffin Point or Rambuso Village, Sudest Island US$ 1,375
€992
£818
48 Three Massim Lime Bottle Stoppers, Sudest Island US$ 625
€451
£371
49 Three Abelam Currencies, Papua New Guinea US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
50 Large Aboriginal Churinga, Australia US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
51 Schuster, Carl and Edmund Carpenter US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
54 Ngaju Dayak Ancestral Guardian Figure, Central Kalimantan, Borneo Island US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
63 Toraja Vest, Sulawesi US$ 3,875
€2,796
£2,305
70 Sasak Handle, Lombok Island US$ 625
€451
£371
71 Batak Iron and Brass Charm, Sumatra Island US$ 937
€676
£557
73 Sasak Handle, Lombok Island US$ 750
€541
£446
76 Rare Naga Ancestor Figure, Nagaland US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
77 Ceram Shield, Moluccas Archipelago, Indonesia US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
78 Lorna Napurrula Fencer
Yarla (Yam Dreaming)
US$ 10,000
€7,217
£5,949
82 Maxie Tjampitjinpa
Women's Dreaming
US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
87 Ivan Namirrkki
Birndu (Glossy Ibis Holes)
US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
95 Important and Rare Mezcala Standing Stone Figure, Type K,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
96 Xochipala Standing Couple,
Middle Preclassic, ca. 1000-300 B.C.
US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
97 Olmec Acrobat,
Middle Preclassic, ca. 1350-1250 B.C.
US$ 1,750
€1,263
£1,041
98 Olmec Standing Female Humpback Figure, Las Bocas/Tlapacoya ,
Early Preclassic, ca. 1500-1000 B.C.
US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
99 Four Tlatilco Figures, Type D4,
Early Preclassic, ca. 1300-500 B.C.
US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
100 Tlatilco Standing Female Figure,
Early Preclassic, ca. 1300-500 B.C.
US$ 1,375
€992
£818
101 Large Tlatilco Figure,
Early Preclassic, ca. 1300-500 B.C.
US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
103 Chupicuaro Conjoined Triplets,
Middle Preclassic, ca. 500-100 B.C.
US$ 5,250
€3,789
£3,123
109 Two Michoacan Figures,
Late Preclassic, ca. 500 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,750
€1,263
£1,041
110 San Jeronimo Seated Female Figure, Guerrero,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
112 Veracruz Figure of the Wind God, Ehecatl,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 600-900
US$ 1,375
€992
£818
113 Olmec Mirror Pendant,
Middle Preclassic, ca. 900-600 B.C.
US$ 5,250
€3,789
£3,123
117 Olmec Head Fragment, Las Bocas Style,
Early Preclassic, ca. 1200-900 B.C.
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
118 Large Tlatilco Standing Female Figure,
Early Preclassic, 1200-900 B.C.
US$ 6,875
€4,962
£4,090
120 Michoacan Style Family,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 1,125
€811
£669
121 Chupicuaro Bowl,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 937
€676
£557
122 Guerrero Stone Maskette, Late Preclassic, circa 300-100 B.C. US$ 875
€631
£520
123 Mezcala Stone Maskette, Late Preclassic, circa 300-100 B.C. US$ 687
€496
£409
125 Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M18,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
126 Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M10,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
127 Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M-8,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 1,375
€992
£818
128 Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M-18,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
129 Chontal Stone Mask,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 1,250
€902
£743
130 Small Colima Standing Stone Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,125
€811
£669
131 Large Nayarit Standing Female Couple,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 10,000
€7,217
£5,949
140 Large Nayarit Standing Warrior,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
143 Nayarit Seated Male Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 23,750
€17,141
£14,130
144 Nayarit Seated Female Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,187
€857
£706
147 Colima Standing Shaman,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
150 Colima Standing Female Figure, Autlán Style,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
152 Colima Figure, Teco Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C-A.D. 250
US$ 875
€631
£520
153 Colima Shaman Spouted Vessel,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
155 Colima Standing Female Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,625
€1,172
£966
158 Colima Processional Group,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,000
€721
£594
159 Colima Standing Coatimundi,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,375
€992
£818
161 Colima Stone Mace Head with Head of a Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,250
€902
£743
162 Miniature Colima Two-Headed Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 937
€676
£557
163 Chupicuaro Kneeling Dog Vessel, Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C. US$ 1,250
€902
£743
164 Colima Reclining Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,250
€902
£743
165 Jalisco Curled Puppy,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 750
€541
£446
167 Colima Standing Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
168 Colima Seated Dog,
Protoclassic, ca 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 2,875
€2,075
£1,710
170 Colima Standing Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
173 Colima Seated Puppy,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 1,250
€902
£743
174 Jalisco Chieftan with Female Attendants, Ameca-Etzatlán Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
175 Large Jalisco Seated Couple, Ameca-Etzatlán Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 9,375
€6,766
£5,577
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