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

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LOTS
 of 347
  • Lot 1
    Mapuche Stone Scepter,
    Late Period, A.D. 1200-1700
    Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    Aguada Stone Kero,
    ca. A.D. 700 - 1000
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 3
    Venezuelan Male Figure, Tocuyo Style, Trujillo Region, ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
    US$ 3,500 - 4,500
    €2,500 - 3,300

  • Lot 4
    Valdivia Stone Flat Figure,
    ca. 2300 - 2000 B.C.
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 5
    Rio Magdalena Lidded Urn,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    Monumental Jama Coaque Figural Double Vessel, Manabi,
    ca. 500 B.C. - A.D. 500
    US$ 15,000 - 20,000
    €11,000 - 14,000

  • Lot 7
    Tairona Stone Pectoral,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 8
    Tumaco/La Tolita Female Figure,
    ca. 300 B.C. - A.D. 300
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 9
    Tairona Gold and Quartz Necklace,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 10
    Rare Veraguas Gold Effigy Pendant,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
    US$ 70,000 - 90,000
    €51,000 - 65,000

  • Lot 11
    Sinu Gold Avian Pendant, San Pedro de Uraba,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
    Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    Diquis Gold Avian-Form Pendant,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    €7,200 - 11,000

  • Lot 13
    Fine Costa Rica Stone Metate, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
    Late Period IV to Early Period V, ca. A.D. 300 - 700
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 14
    Diquis Gold Double-Jaguar Pendant,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1400
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 15
    Costa Rican Stone Ceremonial Mace Head, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
    Late Period IV, ca. A.D. 1 - 500
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 16
    Costa Rican Polychrome Effigy Vessel of a Jaguar, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
    ca. A.D. 1200 - 1400
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 17
    Xalitla Seated Female Figure, ca. 1200 B.C.
    US$ 2,500 - 3,500
    €1,800 - 2,500

  • Lot 18
    Xalitla Standing Male Figure, ca. 1200 B.C.
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 19
    Xalitla Seated Female Figure, ca. 1200 B.C.
    US$ 3,500 - 4,500
    €2,500 - 3,300

  • Lot 20
    Pair of Xochipala Stone Cylinder Vases,
    Early Preclassic, ca. 1200 - 900 B.C.
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • amended
    Lot 21
    Olmec Bowl, Las Bocas,
    Preclassic, ca. 1200 - 900 B.C.
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 22
    Olmec Rabbit Vessel, Las Bocas,
    Early Pre-Classic, ca. 1200 - 1000 B.C.
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 23
    Olmec Head Fragment, Las Bocas,
    Preclassic, ca. 1200 - 900 B.C.
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 24
    Olmec Stone Ritual Helmet, Las Bocas,
    Middle Preclassic, ca. 900 - 600 B.C.
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 25
    Olmecoid Stone Figure,
    Middle Pre-Classic, ca. 900 - 600 B.C.
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 26
    Large Michoacan Mother and Child,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 500 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 27
    Teotihuacan/Tecali Stone Bowl,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 28
    Guerrero Stone Mask,
    Late Preclassic/Early Classic, ca. 300 B.C. - A.D. 300
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 29
    Mezcala Stone Temple,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 30
    Mezcala Stone Temple,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 31
    Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M-22,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 32
    Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M-6,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 33
    Mezcala Stone Figure, Type M10,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 34
    Two Chinesco Bowls,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 35
    Chinesco Shallow Bowl,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 36
    Chinesco Shallow Bowl,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 37
    Chinesco Seated Figure, Type C,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 38
    Colima Seated Hunchback Warrior,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 39
    Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Type D,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 40
    Colima Gadrooned Parrot Pot,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • withdrawn
    Lot 41
    Fine Colima Hunchback Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 30,000 - 40,000
    €22,000 - 29,000

  • Lot 42
    Chinesco Tripod Vessel,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 43
    Colima Litter Group,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 44
    Colima Standing Dog,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 45
    Colima Standing Female, Coahuayana Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 46
    Colima Seated Hunchback Dwarf,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 47
    Colima Cargador,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 20,000 - 30,000
    €14,000 - 22,000

  • Lot 48
    Colima Seated Dog,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 12,000 - 18,000
    €8,700 - 13,000

  • Lot 49
    Jalisco Seated Female, Ameca Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 50
    Jalisco Seated Male Figure, El Arenal Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 51
    Large Jalisco Seated Wrestler, Ameca-Etzatlán Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 52
    Colima Standing Dog,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 53
    Jalisco Standing Female, Tala-Tonalá Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 54
    Nayarit Standing Coatimundi, Ixtlàn del Río Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • amended
    Lot 55
    Nayarit Seated Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 3,000 - 4,000
    €2,200 - 2,900

  • Lot 56
    Jalisco Standing Female Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 57
    Large Nayarit Seated Female, San Sebastian Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 58
    Zapotec Figural Vessel,
    Monte Alban II, ca. 200 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 12,000 - 18,000
    €8,700 - 13,000

  • Lot 59
    Nayarit Seated Warrior,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 3,500 - 4,500
    €2,500 - 3,300

  • Lot 60
    Monumental Huastec Stone Marker,
    Early Classic, ca. A.D. 200 - 600
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 61
    Teotihuacan Stone Maskette,
    Classic, ca. A.D. 450 - 650
    Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 62
    Veracruz Articulated Figure, Napiloa,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 63
    Veracruz Seated Priest, Remojadas,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 64
    Veracruz Standing Priest, Remojadas,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 65
    Veracruz Stone Palma,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 66
    Veracruz Stone Hacha,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 67
    Veracruz Stone Yolk,
    Classic, ca. A.D. 450-650
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 68
    Veracruz Stone Yolk,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 69
    Veracruz Stone Implement for the Ball Game,
    Classic, ca. A.D. 450 - 650
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 70
    Early Maya Vase, Peten/Guatemala,
    Classic, ca. A.D. 300 - 550
    US$ 7,000 - 9,000
    €5,100 - 6,500

  • Lot 71
    Maya Eccentric Flint,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 72
    Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vase, El Peten,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 73
    Maya Cylinder Vase,
    Classic, ca. A.D. 300 - 900
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 74
    Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vessel,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 75
    Maya Polychrome Plate,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 76
    Maya Cylinder Vase, El Peten,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 1,800 - 2,200
    €1,300 - 1,600

  • Lot 77
    Maya Cylinder Vase,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 78
    Maya Standing Dignitary, Jaina,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 79
    Maya Polychrome Cylinder Pot,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    €7,200 - 11,000

  • Lot 80
    Mayan Stone Head Hacha, Pacific Slope Region,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950
    Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 81
    Maya Cache Box,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    €7,200 - 11,000

  • Lot 82
    Huastec Turtle, ca. A.D. 900 - 1200
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 83
    Rare Honduran Marble Vessel, Ulúa Valley,
    ca. A.D. 900 - 1100
    Sold for US$ 62,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 84
    Large Aztec Stone Temple Head,
    Postclassic, ca. A.D. 1200 - 1521
    US$ 20,000 - 30,000
    €14,000 - 22,000

  • Lot 85
    Shaman's Ceremonial Staff, Toba Peoples, Batak, North Sumatra
    US$ 2,500 - 3,500
    €1,800 - 2,500

  • Lot 86
    Standing Ancestral Figure, Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Group, West Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 87
    Canine Figure, Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Group, West Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 88
    Two Warriors in Mock Combat, Sumba Island
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 89
    Ancestral Shrine Guardian Figure, Katingan Dayak Group, Central Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 90¤
    Sepik River Male Figure, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 91
    Kanak Roof Spire Fragment, New Caledonia
    Sold for US$ 5,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 92
    Leleppa Club, Northwest Efate, Vanuatu
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 93
    Rennell Island Club, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 94
    Large Stone Currency, Yap Island largest diameter 23 1/4in (59cm)
    Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 95Y
    Large Pearl Shell Fish Hook, Gambier Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 96
    Game Stone, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 97
    Stone Poi Pounder, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 98
    Stone Adze Blade, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 99
    Large Stone Priest's Cup, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 100
    Large Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 101
    Quilt, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium

  • Lot 102
    Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 103
    Quilt, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 104
    Quilt, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 105Y
    Kepokai Family Ukulele, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 106
    Rare and Historically-Important Barbed Spear, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 56,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 107
    Dagger, Hawaiian Islands
    US$ 12,000 - 18,000
    €8,700 - 13,000

  • Lot 108Y
    Maori Long Club/Fighting Staff, New Zealand
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 109Y
    Maori Greenstone Amulet, New Zealand
    Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 110
    Four Rare Carte-De-Visites Photographs in Maori Frame, New Zealand
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 111
    Maori Treasure Box, New Zealand
    US$ 12,000 - 18,000
    €8,700 - 13,000

  • Lot 112
    Maori Hand Club or Fern Root Beater, New Zealand
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 113
    Rare Maori Long Club/Fighting Staff, New Zealand
    US$ 18,000 - 22,000
    €13,000 - 16,000

  • Lot 114
    Large Shark Hook, Tokelau Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 115
    Food Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 116Y
    Tooth, Bead and Fiber Necklace, Marquesas Island
    US$ 12,000 - 18,000
    €8,700 - 13,000

  • Lot 117
    Stone Adze Blade, Marquesas Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 118
    Ladle, Austral Islands
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 119Y
    Coral Pounder, Austral Islands
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 120
    Neckrest, Tonga Island
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 121
    Stone Adze Blade, Raivavae Island, Austral Islands
    Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 122
    Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957)
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 123
    Spurred and Bladed Club, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 124
    Throwing Club, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 125
    Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 126
    Roma Butler
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 127
    Jackie Kurltjunyintja Giles
    US$ 18,000 - 20,000
    €13,000 - 14,000

  • Lot 128
    Rusty Peters
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 129
    Bill Whiskey
    US$ 12,000 - 15,000
    €8,700 - 11,000

  • Lot 130
    Christine Yukenbarri
    US$ 10,000 - 12,000
    €7,200 - 8,700

  • Lot 131
    Ajnathari Tjakamarra
    US$ 25,000 - 30,000
    €18,000 - 22,000

  • Lot 132
    Storage Container, Tokelau Island
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 133Y
    Miscellaneous Group of Artwork, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 134
    Four Woven Fiber Women's Bags, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 135Y
    Three Fly Whisks, South Africa, together with another Fly Whisk, Tanzania
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 136
    Two Southern Nguni Pipes, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 400 inc. premium

  • Lot 137
    Pipe, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 138
    Two Zulu Pipes, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 139
    Zulu and Southern Nguni Pipes, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 687 inc. premium

  • Lot 140
    Two Pipe Bowls, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 200 inc. premium

  • Lot 141Y
    Two Zulu/South Nguni/Transkei Snuff Containers, together with a Necklace South Africa
    Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 142
    Four Xhosa Pipe Cleaners, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 143
    Bead-Covered Glass Bottle, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 144
    Seven Miscellaneous Shona, Zulu and Nguni Snuff Containers, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

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