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Wednesday 10 May • 3pm start

Lot 400 - 835




Dunbar Sloane is pleased to offer the Frank Holloway collection comprising a large selection of  Tribal artefacts, colonial treasures and bladed weapons The sale presents an opportunity for old seasoned collectors and dealers also new collectors to enter this wonderful and interesting area of collecting with most objects priced below $1,000 and the majority at no reserve. Encompassed in the sale is a very good selection of Maori artefacts, 19th and 20th century examples from Polynesia, Melanesia, Africa the Americas and Australia also a superb collection of Kauri Gum, Folk art, New Zealand colonial and Militaria.

Frank Holloway started collecting in the 1960s with a passion for the interesting and rare, the collection which has a and wide range of material is a testament to his hard work ethic and his passion for tribal art and antiques. The collection was housed in the Holloway private family museum in Whanganui and is one of the largest we have offered for many years.


  • Sunday 7 May
    10am - 3pm
  • Monday 8 May
    9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 9 May
    9am - 5pm

AUCKLAND VIEWING - Important Maori Artefacts available to view at our Auckland Office, 375 Parnell Road, Parnell

  • Monday 1 May
    9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 2 May
    9am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 3 May
    9am - 5pm


Jeff Hobbs
ph. 027 566 8822

Auckland Office:
ph. 09 377 5820

Wellington Office:
ph. 04 472 1367


Lots with Y numbers cannot be picked up until the buyers have a registered collectors number from the  Ministry for Culture and Heritage.  Some Maori artefacts will be Y numbered once sold, some are pending assessment by a museum