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Auction Preview: The Bolster Collection of Asian and Ethnographic Artefacts at Leonard Joel, South Yarra, July 11

"A Native of Ulaietea Etching and Stipple Engraving" - Bartolzzi, Francesco, After Nathaniel Dance (Later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt), Omai; published 25 October 1774, Measured at 29cm high by 52cm wide. Estimated Price: US$ 5,000 - US$ 7,000
(Courtesy - Leonard Joel)

What: The Bolster Collection of Asian and Ethnographic Artefacts

Where: Leonard Joel, 333 Malvern Rd, South Yarra 3141

When:  July 11, 2:00 PM

Public Viewing: Wednesday 4 July, 9am-8pm, Thursday 5 July, 10am-4pm, Saturday 7 July, 10am-4pm

Top Lots of the Sale:

- "A Native of Ulaietea Etching and Stipple Engraving" - Bartolzzi, Francesco, After Nathaniel Dance (Later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt), Omai; published 25 October 1774, Measured at 29cm high by 52cm wide. Estimated Price: US$ 5,000 - US$ 7,000

- "A Central Asian Turkoman Carpet", Circa 1880 - hooked diamond design in dark brown over a rich burgundy field. Measured at 325cm by 195cm. Estimated Price: US$ 1,500 - US$ 2,500

- "Two PNG Canoe Lagims" - Late 19th Century, Massim area, D'entrecasteaux Islands. Measured at largest 44cm high and 80cm wide. Estimated Price: US$ 1,200 - US$ 1,800

- "A Large PNG Carved Post", for yam ritual - polychromed and featuring four carved spirit faces, North Sepik, Washkuk area. Measured at 260cm high. Estimated Price: US$ 1,000 - US$ 1,500

- "A Japanese Jomon Funerary Vessel", Circa 2500-1500 BC - Measured at 28.5cm high. Estimated Price: US$ 1,000 - US$ 2,000

- "A Very Large Khmer Baluster Vase" Circa 13th Century - Extensive restoration to neck and rim. some small spots of glaze degradation. chip to foot. Measured at 51cm high and 30cm diameter. Estimated Price: US$ 800 - US$ 1,200

- "A PNG Woven Bamboo Ritual Dance Costume" - Circa mid 20th Century; Sepik Region, Kanganaman, no structural damage, in original condition, Weave to base is coming apart. Measured at 155cm high and 58cm diameter. Estimated Price: US $ 800 - US $ 1,200

- "A PNG Carved Ceremonial Mask" - Torricelli Mountains, surface scratches, dents, and minors chips throughout. Measured at mask 90cm high. Estimated Price: US $ 800 - US $ 1,200

- "A Balinese Sacred Magic Cloth" - known as Kain Tenun, Geringsing, A Ceremonial Cloth, And Two Other Shawls, the magic cloth measuring 212cm long by 50cm wide, both circa 19th C. Estimated Price: US $ 800 - US $ 1,200

- "A Wide Kilim Runner" - bold geometric design in madder, orange and olive green over an indigo field. Measured at 380cm by 139cm. Estimated Price: US $ 800 - US $ 1,200

- "A Sumatran Silver Necklace with Ritual Tools" - Circa 19th Century; Measured at 62cm long, no visible flaws. Estimated Price: US $ 600 - US $ 800

- "A PNG Hardwood Garamut Drum", Circa 20th Century - middle Sepik, Iatmul People, Kapriman Village. Measured at 34cm high by 92cm long, and 22cm wide. Estimated Price: US$ 600 - US$ 800

For details, visit: https://auctions.leonardjoel.com.au

Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.

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