Figurative Ceremonial Buka / Bougainville Island Paddle, Sol...





Figurative Ceremonial Buka / Bougainville Island Paddle, Solomon Islands. Carved and engraved wood and natural pigments. A fine and early example. Likely used as a dance wand, the paddle characteristically displays on both sidesĀ kokorra figures with their large coiffures and crouching bodies with large tear-drop shaped eyes duplicated on both ends of paddle / wand. Approx L135cm. PROVENANCE Ex Stan Moriarty Collection, Sydney. John Magers Collection, Sydney.

Auction Date: 18th Mar 2023 at 6pm

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18th Mar 2023 6pm (Lots 1 to 360)

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