Wednesday, April 16, 2014

William Jamieson Collection at Auction

The renowned collection of William (Billy) Jamieson will be sold at online auction at Waddington's of Canada on April 28–May 1.  An astonishing assemblage of anthropological and macabre curiosities, Jamieson's collection includes a wide range of artifacts, weapons, reliquaries and trophy heads from traditional cultures in Oceania, South America, and elsewhere.

View the online catalogue.

Cannibal fork (culanibokolo)  -  Fiji, 19th century

Images courtesy of Waddington's

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