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Lot 0433
LOT OF ANTIQUE OCEANIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC ITEMS - A beautiful assortment of items from Fiji, Cook Islands, Solomon Island, and New Zealand. Each of these items are part of the large life-long collection of J.J. Schmidt Jr. Includes: A leather “shield” 36” x 19 3/8”; 8 pieces of shell grave goods; a comb (has a few broken spines), a thatch needle 14 1/4” L; a Maori carving 9 1/4” L (break on one end, may have been part of larger piece); a statue of a man holding a head 8 1/4” H; a shell & stone rattle; and two thin wood sculptures of men 8” L; and a pounder made from a stalactite 7 3/8” H. Condition: These are antique items that show wear and use consistent with their age. Provenance: Items in this lot are from the estate of South Florida collector J. J. Schmidt Jr. Many of the item have older tags and one states that they were acquired around 1900.

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Estimate $100 - $300Jun 19, 2018
2885 South Congress Ave. suite A
Delray Beach, FL 33445
United States
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