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  American & Tribal Art Collection at Auction

                
When:

Sunday, November 14, 2004, 10:00 AM 

Preview:

Saturday, November 13, 2004, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where:

Kimberton Fairgrounds
Kimberton, PA

Directions:

From PA Turnpike exit 23, to Route 100 South 1/2 miles to 113 North 6 miles to Kimberton.  Fairgrounds on the left.  (show on map, driving directions, suggested accommodations)

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Lot 26
Zulu zebra-skin ovoid Shield with club, spear and staff. Decorated with fibrous pennant 57 x 30 in.

Final Bid: $690
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Lot 27
Pair of Wood Plaques, open carved frieze. One containing six figures and one head. Another containing seven figures kneeling, bending and standing. All wearing similar aprons. 11 x 35 in..

Final Bid: $35
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Lot 28
Skillfully rendered, wood and spattered metal mesh contrapasto figure of Asian Laborer in full stride bearing containers over left shoulder and holding staff in right hand. 28 in. high. Base bears the name "Reyes".13 x 4 in. x 1 5/8 in.

Final Bid: $69
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Lot 29
Pair of African paintings on wood. One shows an elongated mask decorated in a Zebra pattern. The other shows three masks arranged anthropomorphically between two spears. Both paintings signed by the artist "G. Mgbundy". 31 x 18 in

Final Bid: $35
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Lot 30
Ceremonial, Oceanic, wooden Staff. Multiple heads arranged mask like and in profile. 35 x 6 in.

Final Bid: $58
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Lot 31
Carved wooden, Oceanic, Architectural Element. Two heads embellished with Cowrie shell eyes and polychrome fiber ear ornamentation. Likely replicas intended for men's Long House. 75 x 5 in. ( as is )

Final Bid: $127
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Lot 32
African, ebony tapered "Power Stick" embellished with metallic top piece, plaque with bells, five cuffs and "criss-crossing" chain. Lower end set in corkscrew shape. 47 x 3 in. dia. at widest point.

Final Bid: $81
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Lot 33
Brightly pigmented New Guinea men's Long House Suspension Hook. Shell lost right eye. Length 47 in.

Final Bid: $518
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Lot 34
Maori, deity of carved wood. Head leaning on right shoulder, torso compressed into pretzel-like form, mother-of-pearl eyes. Bears label "Carved in Rotorua, New Zealand A Rangatra souvenir. 22 x 12 in.

Final Bid: $69
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Lot 35
Legendary figural Group of Deities. God astride winged Protector Demon, Dogs standing on Turtle all rising over Lotus Blossom. Stamped "Bali" on base. 16 x 8 in.

Final Bid: $69
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Lot 36
Pair of Boomerangs: Non-returning, 25 " x 6" w. (max.) Returning, painted bands and kangaroo. Stamped "Queensland Aboriginal Creations, Australia" 22" x 3" w. (max.).

Final Bid: $46
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Lot 37
Two pieces of Driftwood: One carved with a Man's Face in Profile. The other carved with a Woman's Body in the round. 34" x 15"w. (max.) and 15" x 6" w. (max.) respectively

Final Bid: $35
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Lot 38
Two Effigy Pots: One a two headed Ritual Container with white pigmented geometric and floral patterns against a brown body. The other with six heads rising to rim of opening also bearing floral patterns against a brown body (some loss to one head). 7 in. and 8 in.

Final Bid: $69
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Lot 39
African Fetish Head bearing distortions, contortions and dislocations. 13" h.

Final Bid: $69
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Lot 40
Bull Shaped Pot, possible Aquamanile, decorated with painted and impressed patterns. 11"h.

Final Bid: $35
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Lot 41
African Fertility Figurine. Woman giving birth. White outlining describes key facial and figural details. 10"

Final Bid: $46
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Lot 42
Head of Nefertiti. Museum reproduction. 11" h. on 5" x 5 " x 3" h. base.

Final Bid: $92
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Lot 43
Ostrich Foot Stand. 7 " h. on 10 " x 7 " oval base.

Final Bid: $115
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Lot 44
Bow with two Crossed Arrows: Bow with carrying strap, Bowstring decorated with beads and feathers, 38 "L Arrows with stone points and black tail feathers, 25 "L

Final Bid: $81
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Lot 45
Bow with two sets of Arrows: Bow: decorated, multicolored banding with bright, bird feathers, 38"L Arrows: Five elaborately feathered and banded with various carved wooden points. 36"L Arrows: Two feathered with stone points. 24"L

Final Bid: $60
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Lot 46
Ornamental Boomerang decorated with three kangaroos in nature setting, verso. Hanging hardware installed recto. 26 in.

Final Bid: $46
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Lot 47
Wood carved head of woman bearing fruit basket on the top of her head; hair tied into a pigtail. Carved from single block, 14"h. 5 'w.

Final Bid: $35
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Lot 48
Pair multicolored, brightly beaded, African Whisk Brooms, with carrying straps. 22 in.

Final Bid: $81
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Lot 49
Ax with specially shaped head for chopping, slashing or spearing. Handle is fitted with an animal skin hand grip. 32 in.

Final Bid: $35
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Lot 50
Egyptian Spoon and Fork Set with animal handles. Small loss to fork. 16 "L

Final Bid: $46

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