Oceanic Art
11 Feb 2012, starting at 7:00 PST.

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Rare Telefomin Shield, Papua New Guinea
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
LOTS
 of 150
  • Lot 109
    Maori Greenstone Adze Blade, New Zealand
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 110
    Maori Greenstone Pendant/Carving Tool, New Zealand
    Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 111
    Maori Greenstone Club, mere, and Three Greenstone Earrings, New Zealand
    ca. 1920
    Sold for US$ 687 inc. premium

  • Lot 112Y
    Group of Maori Figural Pendants and Curios, New Zealand
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 113Y
    Maori Fishing Lure, matau, New Zealand
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 114Y
    Maori Greenstone Amulet, hei tiki, New Zealand
    Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 115
    Rare Stone Pounder, penu, Gambier Archipelago, Island of Rapa
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 116
    Rare French Exhibition Poster
    "ART D'OCÉANIE"
    Andrée Olive
    Paris, Juin - Juillet 1948
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 117
    Rare French Exhibition Poster
    "EXPOSITION ETHNOGRAPHIQUE DES COLONIES FRANCAISES"
    Museum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Le 20 Mai 1931
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 118
    Extremely Fine and Rare Stilt Step, tapuva'e, Marquesas Islands
    Sold for US$ 18,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 119
    Tiki Figure, Marquesas Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 120Y
    Shell Necklace, Tuamotus Islands
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 121
    Two Obsidian Knives, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
    US$ 600 - 900
    €430 - 650

  • Lot 122
    Rare Ceremonial Food Bowl, umete, Tahiti/Austral Island, Society Islands
    US$ 12,000 - 18,000
    €8,700 - 13,000

  • Lot 123
    Stone Pounder, penu, Tahiti, Society Islands
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 124
    Rare Ceremonial Dance Paddle, possibly Ra'ivavae or Tupua'i, Austral Islands
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 125
    Stool, atamira, Cook Islands
    Sold for US$ 4,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 126
    Rare Lidded Ritual Gourd, Cook Island
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 127
    Rare and Important Rarotonga or Atiu Pole-Club, 'akatara, Cook Islands
    Sold for US$ 146,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 128
    Club, 'akau tau, Tongan Islands
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 129
    Large Tapa Cloth, ngatu, Va'vau Islands, Tonga
    Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium

  • Lot 130
    A Tongan tapa cloth
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 131
    Hand Club, 'akau tau, Tongan Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 132
    Neckrest, kali, Tonga Island
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 133
    Tapa Cloth, siapo tasina, Samoan Islands
    Sold for US$ 237 inc. premium

  • Lot 134
    Fly Whisk, fue, Samoa Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 135
    Polynesian, possibly Samoan, Model of an Outrigger Canoe
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 136Y
    Tapa Cloth and Four Shell and Bead Necklaces, Samoa Islands
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 137
    Tapa Beater, ikenimasi, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 138
    Spurred and Bladed Dance Club, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 139
    Spurred Club, kiakavo vividrasa, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 140
    "Root Stalk" Club, vunikau, Fiji Islands
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 141
    Spurred Club, kiakavo vividrasa, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 142
    Priest or Chief's Club, culacula, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 143
    Two Spurred Clubs, kiakavo vividrasa, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 144
    Multi-Barbed War Spear, gadregadre, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

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