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Auction Closes At: 15:53:01 09/20/2019
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 594. Pair of Mendi Figural Dolls
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: $0.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $0.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Oceania (South Seas and New Guinea)
Culture or Country: Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea.
Period: --
Size: 13-1/4 to 13-3/4H. (33.7cm to 35cm)

Description: Male and female figures composed of built up wood and cane bodies, the male dressed with bark belts with nettted apron, bamboo pectoral, seed bead necklace, and woven fiber cap. The female wears a bark fiber skirt, mother-of-pearl shell pectoral, and a fiber netted veil. Both faces painted with red and orange mineral pigment, human hair beard, and eyes and nose defined with nassa shells. Brittle surface, some surface losses, and need support.
Provenance: Private New York Collection.
Shipping Fee:
National: $32.00
International: $135.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Pair of Mendi Figural Dolls

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. UNSOLD LOT $0.00 1 9/22/2019 1:47:32 PM
2. Ogun $250.00 1 9/20/2019 12:36:44 PM
3. duboscq $100.00 1 9/20/2019 1:11:20 AM

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