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    Lot of 4 New Guinea Tools and Weapons. Comprising: 1) New Guinea Axe with Stone Blade. Dark oval, single-edged stone blade approximately 3 1/2-inches x 5 1/2-inches. Set in wood handle with grass bindings. 2) Hand awl fashioned from bone. Decorated with incised lines. Reverse finished with concave form. 13 1/2-inches overall length. 3) Hand awl fashioned from bone. Attractive relief-carved figurals. Reverse finished with concave form. 15-inches overall length. 4) Hand awl fashioned from bone. Incised figural forms. Reverse finished with concave form. 16-inches overall length. Condition: 1) Poor to fair. Stone with chips. Wood with splits. Losses at tip of handle. 2-4) Good. Attractive age wear and patina.

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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2012
    30th-1st Monday-Tuesday
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