Tribal Art & Antiquities - Lot 505


An Austral Islands paddle


wood with all over carved decoration, with a large leaf shape blade carved sun motifs and x's, the shaft with x's and crescents with a flared terminal with eight dancing girls with necklaces and headdresses, the tops plain except one with rows of triangles, 2nd quarter 19th century,

125.5cm long.

Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000
Hammer Price £ 7,500


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