African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
12 May 2012, starting at 13:00 EDT.

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LOTS
 of 347
1 Mapuche Stone Scepter,
Late Period, A.D. 1200-1700
US$ 5,625
€4,059
£3,346
5 Rio Magdalena Lidded Urn,
ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
9 Tairona Gold and Quartz Necklace,
ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
11 Sinu Gold Avian Pendant, San Pedro de Uraba,
ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
13 Fine Costa Rica Stone Metate, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
Late Period IV to Early Period V, ca. A.D. 300 - 700
US$ 10,625
€7,668
£6,321
16 Costa Rican Polychrome Effigy Vessel of a Jaguar, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
ca. A.D. 1200 - 1400
US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
20 Pair of Xochipala Stone Cylinder Vases,
Early Preclassic, ca. 1200 - 900 B.C.
US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
22 Olmec Rabbit Vessel, Las Bocas,
Early Pre-Classic, ca. 1200 - 1000 B.C.
US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
26 Large Michoacan Mother and Child,
Late Preclassic, ca. 500 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
27 Teotihuacan/Tecali Stone Bowl,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
31 Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M-22,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
US$ 1,250
€902
£743
35 Chinesco Shallow Bowl,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
36 Chinesco Shallow Bowl,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
43 Colima Litter Group,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
44 Colima Standing Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
45 Colima Standing Female, Coahuayana Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 6,875
€4,962
£4,090
46 Colima Seated Hunchback Dwarf,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 1,750
€1,263
£1,041
49 Jalisco Seated Female, Ameca Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
51 Large Jalisco Seated Wrestler, Ameca-Etzatlán Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 8,125
€5,864
£4,833
52 Colima Standing Dog,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
53 Jalisco Standing Female, Tala-Tonalá Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
56 Jalisco Standing Female Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
61 Teotihuacan Stone Maskette,
Classic, ca. A.D. 450 - 650
US$ 4,750
€3,428
£2,826
63 Veracruz Seated Priest, Remojadas,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 13,750
€9,924
£8,180
64 Veracruz Standing Priest, Remojadas,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
65 Veracruz Stone Palma,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 27,500
€19,848
£16,361
66 Veracruz Stone Hacha,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 10,625
€7,668
£6,321
68 Veracruz Stone Yolk,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
73 Maya Cylinder Vase,
Classic, ca. A.D. 300 - 900
US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
74 Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vessel,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
75 Maya Polychrome Plate,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 6,875
€4,962
£4,090
77 Maya Cylinder Vase,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
80 Mayan Stone Head Hacha, Pacific Slope Region,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950
US$ 10,000
€7,217
£5,949
83 Rare Honduran Marble Vessel, Ulúa Valley,
ca. A.D. 900 - 1100
US$ 62,500
€45,110
£37,184
86 Standing Ancestral Figure, Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Group, West Kalimantan, Borneo Island US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
87 Canine Figure, Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Group, West Kalimantan, Borneo Island US$ 3,500
€2,526
£2,082
90 Sepik River Male Figure, Papua New Guinea US$ 6,875
€4,962
£4,090
91 Kanak Roof Spire Fragment, New Caledonia US$ 5,250
€3,789
£3,123
92 Leleppa Club, Northwest Efate, Vanuatu US$ 625
€451
£371
93 Rennell Island Club, Solomon Islands US$ 562
€405
£334
94 Large Stone Currency, Yap Island largest diameter 23 1/4in (59cm) US$ 13,750
€9,924
£8,180
95 Large Pearl Shell Fish Hook, Gambier Islands US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
96 Game Stone, Hawaiian Islands US$ 1,000
€721
£594
97 Stone Poi Pounder, Hawaiian Islands US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
98 Stone Adze Blade, Hawaiian Islands US$ 5,625
€4,059
£3,346
99 Large Stone Priest's Cup, Hawaiian Islands US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
100 Large Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands US$ 5,625
€4,059
£3,346
101 Quilt, Hawaiian Islands US$ 1,187
€857
£706
102 Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands US$ 2,375
€1,714
£1,413
103 Quilt, Hawaiian Islands US$ 2,125
€1,533
£1,264
104 Quilt, Hawaiian Islands US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
105 Kepokai Family Ukulele, Hawaiian Islands US$ 1,250
€902
£743
106 Rare and Historically-Important Barbed Spear, Hawaiian Islands US$ 56,250
€40,599
£33,465
109 Maori Greenstone Amulet, New Zealand US$ 21,250
€15,337
£12,642
110 Four Rare Carte-De-Visites Photographs in Maori Frame, New Zealand US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
112 Maori Hand Club or Fern Root Beater, New Zealand US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
114 Large Shark Hook, Tokelau Islands US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
115 Food Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands US$ 1,000
€721
£594
117 Stone Adze Blade, Marquesas Islands US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
118 Ladle, Austral Islands US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
119 Coral Pounder, Austral Islands US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
120 Neckrest, Tonga Island US$ 10,625
€7,668
£6,321
121 Stone Adze Blade, Raivavae Island, Austral Islands US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
122 Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957) US$ 4,375
€3,157
£2,602
123 Spurred and Bladed Club, Fiji Islands US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
124 Throwing Club, Fiji Islands US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
133 Miscellaneous Group of Artwork, Papua New Guinea US$ 937
€676
£557
134 Four Woven Fiber Women's Bags, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea US$ 750
€541
£446
136 Two Southern Nguni Pipes, South Africa US$ 400
€288
£237
137 Pipe, South Africa US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
138 Two Zulu Pipes, South Africa US$ 2,375
€1,714
£1,413
139 Zulu and Southern Nguni Pipes, South Africa US$ 687
€496
£409
140 Two Pipe Bowls, South Africa US$ 200
€144
£118
141 Two Zulu/South Nguni/Transkei Snuff Containers, together with a Necklace South Africa US$ 2,375
€1,714
£1,413
142 Four Xhosa Pipe Cleaners, South Africa US$ 1,000
€721
£594
143 Bead-Covered Glass Bottle, South Africa US$ 562
€405
£334
144 Seven Miscellaneous Shona, Zulu and Nguni Snuff Containers, South Africa US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
145 Snuff Case, South Africa US$ 1,062
€766
£632
146 Wire Cup, South Africa US$ 250
€180
£148
147 Three Shona, Tsonga, or Northern Nguni Snuff Containers, South Africa US$ 312
€225
£185
148 Group of African Jewelry US$ 475
€342
£282
149 Hat with Feathers, South Africa US$ 525
€378
£312
150 Woman's Hat, Zulu, South Africa US$ 475
€342
£282
151 Two Leather and Beaded Purses, South Africa US$ 1,125
€811
£669
152 Zulu Snuff Container, South Africa US$ 812
€586
£483
153 Baule Seated Colonial Male Figure, Ivory Coast US$ 625
€451
£371
155 Tsonga Staff Figural Finial, South Africa US$ 250
€180
£148
157 Yoruba Divination Bowl and Cover, Nigeria US$ 1,375
€992
£818
158 Standing Female Figure, Tanzanian US$ 7,250
€5,232
£4,313
159 Pair of Hya Figures, South Africa US$ 875
€631
£520
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