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New Guinea Canoe Prow, Middle Sepik River, early 20th century, the bird, once attached to the prow

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New Guinea Canoe Prow, Middle Sepik River, early 20th century, the bird, once attached to the prow
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New Guinea Canoe Prow, Middle Sepik River, early 20th century, the bird, once attached to the prow of a canoe, the bird with large bill, and head, the back carved with typical incised designs, mounted on a metal stand, lg. 17 in.

Provenance: Michael Hamson Oceanic Art, Palos Verdes Estates, California; Montreal collection, collected in the 1960s.

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New Guinea Canoe Prow, Middle Sepik River, early 20th century, the bird, once attached to the prow

Estimate $800 - $1,200
May 19, 2022
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Starting Price $400
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0014: New Guinea Canoe Prow, Middle Sepik River, early 20th century, the bird, once attached to the prow

Sold for $400
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
American Indian & Tribal Art
May 19, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0014 Details

Description
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New Guinea Canoe Prow, Middle Sepik River, early 20th century, the bird, once attached to the prow of a canoe, the bird with large bill, and head, the back carved with typical incised designs, mounted on a metal stand, lg. 17 in.

Provenance: Michael Hamson Oceanic Art, Palos Verdes Estates, California; Montreal collection, collected in the 1960s.

Condition
...
Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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