Auctions: January 2014

  1. Batik cloth, Java. Cotton, natural dyes. Approx. 40in (101.6cm) square. Estimate $800 – 1,200 (two in lot)

    Art of the South Seas at Bonhams, San Francisco

    Bonhams Art of the South Seas auction in San Francisco on Sunday 9 February 2014 features an array of masks, shields, clubs, paddles and other South Seas artefacts. Amongst them, an incredible headband from Papua New Guinea constructed from multiple exoskeletons of the native Flower Beetle and woven plaited orchid stem, some decorated tapa bark-cloths,… Read more »


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