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PROPERTY FROM THE PIERRE AND TANA MATISSE FOUNDATION, NEW YORK

ADMIRALTY ISLANDS BOWL IN THE SHAPE OF A FRIGATE BIRD, BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 194,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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PROPERTY FROM THE PIERRE AND TANA MATISSE FOUNDATION, NEW YORK

ADMIRALTY ISLANDS BOWL IN THE SHAPE OF A FRIGATE BIRD, BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 194,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Including Property from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation

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ADMIRALTY ISLANDS BOWL IN THE SHAPE OF A FRIGATE BIRD, BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Provenance

Pierre Loeb, Paris
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, acquired from the above in 1934

Exhibited

Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York, Oceanic Art. Polynesia, Melanesia, October 29 - November 27, 1934; additional venue:
Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, January 1935

Literature

Pierre Matisse Gallery, Oceanic Art: Polynesia, Melanesia, New York, 1934, no. 44 (referenced as "Wooden Bowl. Representing a Bird. Admiralty Island. New Guinea")

Catalogue Note

For two closely related bowls cf. Sotheby's New York, December 13, 1975, lot 168A and Sotheby's London, July 3, 1989, lot 44.

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Including Property from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation

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New York