interesting tribal art sale mostly oceanic, but also some nice Arican Art, beautiful catalogue June 17, 2010. New Zealand
An nice catalogue with Oceanic Art, looks like a glossy magazine with Polynesian and melanesian art.
Auction on 17 June 2010 in New Zealand
This New Zealand auction house has been appointed by a US museum to manage the return of a significant collection of Maori, Australian Aboriginal and Oceanic pieces to the South Pacific region. Exceptional examples of sculpture, traditional dress and adornment, weaponry, ceremonial clubs, and other forms of indigenous art from Aotearoa and the broader Oceania area will be offered. The event also gives collectors the opportunity to consider a selection of African art of exceptional provenance from private Australasian, European and North American collections
A Rare Tongan Whalebone Chest Ornament, 19th Century
175mm x 150mm
$20,000 – $30,000 ...
|catalogue of the travelling exhibition :|
| James Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific ~ Adrienne L. Kaeppler
Captain James Cook (1728-1779)
London 1776,© National Maritime
Museum, Greenwich, London