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Auction Closes At: 10:00:00 05/23/2018
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 481. Maori Whale Bone “Kotiate Paraoa”
Estimate: $5,000-$8,000
Current High Bid: $11,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $11,000.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Oceania (South Seas and New Guinea)
Culture or Country: New Zealand.
Period: --
Size: 12-3/8”L. (31.4cm)

Description: Ceremonial war club of violin form with foliate band across waisted center, one side with inlaid mother of pearl disc. The handle extension with a pommel in form of a profile tiki head engraved with swirling and notched lines, and perforated at ear for suspension. The eyes were probably once inlaid, and may have once had extended tongue. Creamy yellow patina, minute nicks at edges.
Provenance: Scott & Stuart Gentling Collection, acquired prior to the 1980s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $32.00
International: $138.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Maori Whale Bone “Kotiate Paraoa”

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. oldschool $11,000.00 1 5/4/2018 11:07:06 AM
2. theo $10,500.00 1 5/23/2018 6:43:38 AM
3. Pangaean $3,750.00 1 5/21/2018 12:08:53 PM
4. thierry $2,800.00 1 5/21/2018 12:24:06 AM
5. thierry $2,600.00 1 5/21/2018 12:23:53 AM

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