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Tribal — McKenzies Auctioneers

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Auction House:McKenzies Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
Category:Tribal





LotDescriptionPriceImage
*** A rare Fijian 'Tabua' incised whale's tooth 19th century a Fijian tabua is a sperm whale tooth neck ornament attached to a looped sinnet fibre chain (Magimagi), they were a highly prized and valuable possession and were given as gifts for atonement or as a token of esteem and were important as negotiables between rival chiefs. Tooth. Length 21 cm neck chain 48 cm ***
*** A New Zealand greenstone (jade) page turner, with engraved silver mounts, length 28 cm ***
*** Three Aboriginal Message boards mid 20th century, Central Australia the boards are decorated both sides, with incised circles and geometric designs. Lengths: 34 cm. 41 cm & 41.5 cm ***
*** A Papua New Guinea Sepik hardwood house mask the mask has a pierced septum and tongue and decorated with natural white, red, black pigments. Note: Inventory number verso. Height 93.5 cm ***
*** A Papua New Guinea Sepik mask, lintel panel of. The man's house early 20th century. Decorated in black, white and red pigments. Height 36 cm; width 105 cm ***
*** I) a carved African ivory bust, depicting a tribal elder. Height 20 cm. Ii) a pair of carved ivory mantle vases, depicting fish and water birds. Heights: 20 cm & 24 cm ***
*** Artist unknown, Wanjina and Men with boomerangs Ochre on bark 78 x 42.5 cm ***
*** Aboriginal Western Desert hardwood woomera, c.1930's, incised zigzag decoration to one side, traces of red ochre, nice patina, spinifex resin handle, (lacking tip hook). Length 60 cm. note: Owner recalls collected from Marble Bar 1950's ***
*** West Australian Aboriginal shield c. 1960's, north West, Kimberley Region carved desert hardwood with zig-zag lines to front, fluted and diagonal lines to verso. Length 85.5 cm. Width 18.5 cm ***
*** A Papua New Guinea Sepik hardwood carving Collected 1952. The carving is decorated with multiple masks and pierced septum with smoke patina to one side. Length 68 cm ***
*** A Papua New Guinea Abelam Sepik hook figure Collected 1952. The hook figure is decorated with five masks and pierced oral projections mounted on customised metal stand. Height 56 cm ***
*** An Aboriginal Western Desert hardwood shield, c1960's Kimberley Region, incised decoration to both sides length 71 cm ***
*** Aboriginal hardwood shield, c1960's La Grange Bay, Kimberley Region, incised interlocking decoration to one side length 79 cm ***
*** Fijian 'Ula' throwing club late 19th century. Length 38 cm ***
*** A set of 3 Bactrian bronze Weapon heads, a spear end and two axe heads, c.1,000BC (modern day Afghanistan) ***
*** i) World War II United States Marine Corp Boyd 43 knife, with leather sheath. Length 32 cm. ii) African stick sword, with rattan and leather scabbard. Length 85 cm. iii) World War II Era Machete, with leather sheath decorated with tribal motifs. Length 55 cm. iv) north African sword, with leather scabbard. Length 59 cm ***

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