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Lot #35 - A Micronesian Sword Club, Mortlock Island, Papua New Guinea, Circa 1940s

  • Auction House:
    Theodore Bruce
  • Sale Name:
    Tribal Estate Sale
  • Sale Date:
    28 Jul 2018 ~ 2.30pm (AEST)
  • Lot #:
    35
  • Lot Description:
    A Micronesian Sword Club, Mortlock Island, Papua New Guinea, Circa 1940s
    with sennit binding to handle.
    L 96 cm
  • Provenance:
    Carl Shipman Collection; Private Collection, Melbourne.
  • Notes:
    Carl Shipman was an astute Australian collector of Aboriginal and Oceanic material in the 1960s. He was also a self published author on the subject, parts of his collection are in the National Museum of Victoria and National Gallery of Australia, La Trobe University ethnographic collection and Israel Museum , Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Estimate:
    A$300 - 500
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Tribal

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