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Auction House:
Vickers & Hoad Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
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*** Brass Aboriginal breast plate 'King Gundy Sungirrilingong, Lachlan River 1839' believed to be made by Thomas Teely who owned property between Cowra and Forbes called 'Bungirillingong' now called 'Bungerelingong' when purchased by Welsh Brothers around 1900. Plate purchased by Don Kibbler in 1983 in Melbourne. Emu and Kangaroo design to sides, some wear to chain, 24 cm long ***
*** Three antique Nautilus shell (Nautlius pompilius), carved, New Caledonia circa 1890's each carved in cameo, with flower heads and foliage and pierced borders (3) ***
*** A rare antique 19th century Yoruba tribe carved ivory elephant tusk horn pipe, as used for ceremonies, fitted with a wood collar carved in relief with cowrie shells with petals and cross hatching, the tusk section incised with bands of figures in head dress, cross hatching and leaves, terminating with a seated female figure & seated male figure, showing age with old patination, 98 cm long ***
*** A rare antique 19th century Yoruba tribe carved ivory elephant tusk horn pipe, as used for ceremonies, fitted with a wood collar carved in relief with cowrie shells, spiders and symbols, the tusk section incised with bands of beetles and spirit figures, terminating with a seated female figure, showing age with old patination, 106 cm long ***
*** Large ancient Aboriginal stone axe head, approx 38 cm long, 26 cm ***
*** Bamileke elephant mask, Cameroon, 105 cm high ***
*** Waigan Djanghara, natural pigments on bark, approx 73 cm x 26 cm, see verso ***
*** Vintage finely carved New Zealand Maori fighting club (mere), approx 40 cm long ***
*** Rare antique Nautilus shell (Nautlius pompilius), carved, New Caledonia, circa 1890s', supurb example, showing two oval medalions each with nileo filled incised scenes, one of a steam train leaving a railway bridge over an inlet with palm trees to the sides, another panel carved with flower head and foliage, finely carved in low relief with scrolling foliage and pierced ferns, fine example ***
*** Antique 19th century Australian Aboriginal NSW boomerang, fine incised meandering decoration, Kamilaroi Tribe Delungra, 1908, approx 63.5 cm long ***
*** Rare antique Nautilus shell (Nautlius pompilius), carved, New Caledonia, carved with an oval portrait cameo of a native head in profile, pale blue ink stained, incised Caledonie & Nouvelle, circa 1890's ***
*** Antique 19th century Australian Aboriginal NSW boomerang, fine incised decoration, Kamilaroi Tribe Delungra, 1908 ***
*** Taxidermy African water wielder beast head ***
*** Old Maori canoe prow carved and pierced with blood red ochre decoration, 50 cm high ***
*** Picture of a Bali girl, approx 54 cm high. 45 cm wide ***
*** Large Abelam ancestor figure, natural earth pigment on carved wood, approx 235 cm high ***