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A large old New Guinea canoe prow or wave splitter, Massim Culture, Trobriand Islands area, sea-weathered and eroded revealing a sweeping wood grain, traces of polychrome pigments, excellent curvilinear design and large openwork carvin, well mounted of attractive display, probably first part of 20th century, 40"h Provenance: Ex. Harry Beran Collection (HB933), ex. John Friede Collection, Rye, New York, Michael Hamson, American private collection

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A large canoe prow or wave-splitter

Estimate $600 - $900Nov 19, 2017
Oakland, CA, USA