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Tribal, Jewelry, Art, Coins, and Asian

Sat, Sep 16, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 226

Papua New Guinea Wood Carved Canoe Paddle

Estimate: $200 - $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
Sepik River Region in origin. Large (approximately 100") steering paddle (that doubled as a lance) with the image of a crocodile carved into the handle. From the carefully curated collection of a Pan Am flight attendant, in service between the years of 1954 and 1984. Her many travels took her through Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. Large shipping item. Please inquire regarding shipping rates prior to bidding. Keywords: tribal, PNG, Pacific Islands, carving