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Lot #18 - A Mid-20th Century Headdress, 'rimbo', Kew Area, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

  • Auction House:
    Theodore Bruce
  • Sale Name:
    Fine Aboriginal, Oceanic & Tribal
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 3pm (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    18
  • Lot Description:
    A Mid-20th Century Headdress, 'rimbo', Kew Area, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea
    on custom-made stand. Used in the Rimbu Endali dance ceremony. These are held only in good times, when there is food, peace, and it strengthens the group and their alliances
    42 x 30 cm
  • Provenance:
    Chris Boylan Oceanic Art, Sydney; The Elizabeth Pryce Collection, Sydney
  • Estimate:
    A$300 - 500
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Tribal

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