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 1
    Ifugao Figural Charm, Philippines
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    Dayak Figural Charm, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 3
    Dayak Bamboo Container, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 4Y
    Batak Figural Stopper, Sumatra Island
    US$ 500 - 700
    €360 - 510

  • Lot 5
    Four Dayak Ancestral Charms, Borneo Island
    US$ 500 - 700
    €360 - 510

  • Lot 6
    Batak Charm of a Standing Figure, pagar, Sumatra Island
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 7
    Karo Batak Mask, Sumatra Island
    Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    Dayak Ancestral Charm, Central Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    Dayak Baby-Carrier Bead Work Panel, East Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 10
    Dayak Anthropomorphic Charm, Central Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    Kenyah Dayak Beaded Baby-Carrier Panel, East Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 12
    Beaded Belt, Sumba Island, Lesser Sunda Islands
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 13
    Iban Dayak Ceremonial Coat, Sarawak State, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium

  • Lot 14
    Dayak Work Board, Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    US$ 1,200 - 1,500
    €870 - 1,100

  • Lot 15
    Group of Three Dayak Ironwood Figures, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 16
    Ngaju Dayak, Ancestral Guardian Figure, hampatong, Central Kalimantan, Borneo Island
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    €7,200 - 11,000

  • Lot 17
    Rare Dayak Ritual Calendar/Oracle Tablet, Borneo Island
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 18
    Unusually Large Dayak Figural Charm, Borneo Island
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 19
    Head Pendant, possibly Konyak, Nagaland
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    Sa'dan Toraja, Tana Toraja House Door, Sulawesi Island
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 21
    Rare Sa'dan Toraja, Rembon District, Tana Toraja Ancestral Shrine Vault Door, Sulawesi Island
    US$ 7,000 - 9,000
    €5,100 - 6,500

  • Lot 22Y
    Ceram Shield, Moluccas Archipelago, Indonesia
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 23
    Aboriginal Throwing Club, boomerang, Australia
    Sold for US$ 400 inc. premium

  • Lot 24
    Aboriginal Club, Southwest Queensland, Australia
    US$ 400 - 600
    €290 - 430

  • Lot 25
    Aboriginal Spearthrower, woomera, Western Australia
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 26
    Aboriginal Throwing Club, boomerang, Australia
    US$ 500 - 700
    €360 - 510

  • Lot 27
    Aboriginal Wunda Shield, Western Australia
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 28
    Aboriginal Carrying Vessel, coolamon, Australia
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 29
    Aboriginal Parrying Shield, Australia
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 30Y
    Shell and Fiber Valuable/Necklace, probably Melpa Peoples, Western Highlands Province, Mount Hagen Region, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 600 - 900
    €430 - 650

  • Lot 31Y
    Drum, possibly Shouten Islands, West Papua, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 32
    Mendi Shield, worrumbi, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 33
    Abelam Yam Mask, baba mene, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 34Y
    Mendi "Compensation" Dolls, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 2,200 - 2,800
    €1,600 - 2,000

  • Lot 35Y
    Shell and Fiber Necklace, West Papua, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 36
    Rare Telefomin Shield, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 37
    Mendi Shield, worrumbi, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 38
    Abelam House Panel, Northern Middle Sepik, Prince Alexander Mountains, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 812 inc. premium

  • Lot 39
    Abelam House Panel, Northern Middle Sepik, Prince Alexander Mountains, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 40
    Abelam House Panel, Northern Middle Sepik, Prince Alexander Mountains, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 41
    Iatmul Orator's Stool, kawa rigit, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 42
    Rare Angu (Kukukuku) Club, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 43
    Rare Angu (Kukukuku) Club, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 44
    Lower Sepik River Figure, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 600 - 800
    €430 - 580

  • Lot 45Y
    Sepik River or Plains Hand Drum, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 46
    Ceremonial Spoon, Sepik River, Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 47
    Massim Lime Spatula, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,800 - 2,200
    €1,300 - 1,600

  • Lot 48
    Massim Figure, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 250 inc. premium

  • Lot 49
    Massim Figurative Betel Mortar, kai du, and Pestle, kai mil, Gawa Island, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 50Y
    Fish Hook, Tami Island, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 51
    Betel Nut Mortar, Tami Island, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 437 inc. premium

  • Lot 52
    Siassi or Tami Island Circumcision Bowl, Huan Gulf, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 53
    Massim Figure, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 800 - 1,000
    €580 - 720

  • Lot 54Y
    Charm, Maprik People, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 55
    Huon Gulf Club, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 56
    Huon Gulf Club, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 57
    Massim Club, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 58
    Massim Club/Dance Paddle, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 59
    A Massim canoe splash-board
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 60
    Men's Initiation Mask, lewa, Vokeo Island, Shouten Islands, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 2,200 - 2,800
    €1,600 - 2,000

  • Lot 61
    Sago Bowl, Schouten Islands/Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea
    US$ 400 - 600
    €290 - 430

  • Lot 62
    Kerewa Spirit Board, titi ehihai or kaiaimanu, Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea length 42 3/4in (109cm)
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 63
    Bull-Roarer, kaiaimuru, Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 64
    Tolai Dance Mask, Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain
    Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 65
    Tolai Dance Mask, Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 66Y
    Ceremonial Bowl, Solomon Islands
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 67
    Large Figural House Post, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 68
    Large Figural Architectural Ornament, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 69Y
    Comb, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 70
    Malaita Island Comb, faa, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 71Y
    San Cristobal Island Comb, faa, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 72Y
    Breast Pendant, kap kap, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 73Y
    Eight Arrows and Bow, Santa Cruz Island, Solomon Islands
    US$ 1,800 - 2,200
    €1,300 - 1,600

  • Lot 74
    Malaita Island Club, supe, Solomon Islands
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 75
    Malaita Islands Club, supe, Solomon Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 76Y
    Ceremonial Short Club/Baton, wari i hau or fou'atoleeleo, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 77Y
    Dance Wand, Solomon Islands
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 78Y
    Four Shell Bracelets, Santa Cruz Island, Solomon Island
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 79
    Female Ancestral Figure, Malekula Island, Vanuatu
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 80
    Ceremonial Feast Plate, Banks Islands, Vanuatu
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 81
    Ambryn Island Club, Vanuatu
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 82
    Fighting Club, New Caledonia
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 83
    "Bird-Head" Club, New Caledonia
    Sold for US$ 812 inc. premium

  • Lot 84Y
    Cuirass and Sword, Tabiteuea Atol, Gilbert Islands (Kiribati)
    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 85
    Ceremonial Club, Chuuk State, Caroline Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 86
    Woven Bag, Micronesia
    Sold for US$ 437 inc. premium

  • Lot 87
    Fish Hook, Yap Island, Caroline Islands
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 88
    Coconut Leaf Pounder, Wotje Atoll, Marshall Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 89Y
    Woman's Valuable, tolùk, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands
    US$ 2,500 - 3,500
    €1,800 - 2,500

  • Lot 90Y
    Tobi Squatting Figure Pair, Belau (Palau), Caroline Islands
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 91
    Canoe Bailer, Micronesia
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 92Y
    Large Food Pounder, Micronesia
    Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 93
    Large and Rare Ritual Shark Hook, gaung'akao, Rennell Island
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 94Y
    Miniature Coconut-Grating Stool, Nukuoro Atoll, Caroline Islands
    US$ 3,000 - 4,000
    €2,200 - 2,900

  • Lot 95
    Outrigger Canoe Model, Nukuoro Atoll, Caroline Islands
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 96
    Pillow, lauhala uluna, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 97Y
    Group of Ten Hook Pendants, lei palaoa, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 98
    Mildred Isabelle Gross
    Lilia O Na Kalo (Calla Lily), 1936
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 99
    Mildred Isabelle Gross
    Ka Makani Kipuupuu O Waimea (Crackling Wind of Waimea), 1936
    Sold for US$ 8,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 100Y
    Large Bone Fish Hook, makau iwi kanaka, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 5,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 101Y
    Necklace with Hooked-Shaped Ornament, lei niho palaoa, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 102
    Stone Tattoo Dye Cup, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 103Y
    Group of Nine Shell Ornaments, Hawaiian Islands
    US$ 400 - 600
    €290 - 430

  • Lot 104
    Food Bowl, Hawaiian Islands
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 105
    Wood Massaging Stick, lomilomi, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 400 inc. premium

  • Lot 106
    Bamboo Kapa Stamp, ohe kapala, and Bamboo Liner, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 107
    Gaming Stone, ulumaika, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 108Y
    Hook-Shaped Ornament, niho palaoa, Hawaiian Islands
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • 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

  • Lot 145
    Priest's Dish, sedreniwaiwai, Fiji Islands
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 146
    Outrigger Canoe Model, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 147
    Earthenware Drinking Vessel, saqamoli, Fiji Islands
    US$ 1,000 - 2,000
    €720 - 1,400

  • Lot 148Y
    Presentation Sperm Whale Tooth, tabua, together with a Boar's Tusk Pendant, bati ui vuaka, Fiji Islands
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 149Y
    Shell Trumpet, davui, Fiji Islands
    Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

  • Lot 150
    Large and Rare Shark Hook, Niue Island
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

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