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Tribal, Jewelry, Art, Coins, and Asian

Sat, Sep 16, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 173

Papua New Guinea: Sepik Surfboard

Estimate: $100 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
Wood carved body board or skim board, 20th Century. likely coastal Sepik River region in origin. Features the likeness of a crocodile's snout at the board's nose and geometric design work throughout. Measures approximately 48" long and 9 3/4" wide. Exhibits wear consistent with age, some chipping, splintering and cracking in the wood. Original paint or stain has largely worn away. From the collection of a world traveler of 45+ years who has circumnavigated the globe via sailboat. Heavy shipping item. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: bodyboard, skimboard, boogie board, boogieboard, surfing, tribal, New Guinea