Press Releases tagged with Oceanic art

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Highlights of MATA Ancient and Tribal Art Fair Released

Released: April 22, 2015

The Madison Ancient and Tribal Arts alliance of dealers makes it spring appearance at the Arader Galleries townhouse on the weekend of May 14 - 17. The highly anticipated show features rarities from the cultures of Africa, Oceania, Indonesia, Asia and Polynesia. MATA is comprised of eleven international dealers hailing from from Brussels, England, Hawaii, Canada and New York.  Several are private dealers who are available to the public only at select fairs such as this. The collections center around the figurative and sculptural art and crafts of indigenous people. Many of the i...


Rare Canoe Prow, Marquesas Islands - 'au'au or pihao.  Wood.  Length 15 7/8i.  Sold $70,900.

BONHAMS NEW YORK SEES HIGHEST PRICE FOR A POLYNESIAN PIECE AT AUCTION DURING TRIBAL ARTS WEEK

Released: May 16, 2013

NEW YORK — A rare canoe prow from the Maquesas Islands soared past its pre-sale estimate of $8,000-12,000 to sell for $70,900 dollars at Bonhams May 15 African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art auction at the Madison Avenue salesroom. It was the highest price realized for any Polynesian work of art at auction during Tribal Arts Week in New York.   Decorated with a classic Marquesan tiki figure, the wooden prow – or ‘au ‘au – would have been attached to the bow of a canoe. Marquesan ‘au ‘au show carved tiki figures seated and pushed backwards, as if by acceleration, and were prima...


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