Lot 43 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale as0569

 
Lot 43
Four Old New Britain Island Paddles, Bismarck Archipelago, PNG, late 19th Century [4],
finely carved with beautiful incised designs on both sides of the blades of the paddles, with one paddle depicting a dancing ancestor figure
Provenance:
Old Queensland Collection
H 170-175 cm

LITERATURE:
See similar examples in the publication "Sudee Sea Kunst 1907" Attached.
Estimate $800-1,200

Sold for $1,150

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