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Lot #71 - An Amanab Chest/Back Ornament, West Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea

  • Auction House:
    Theodore Bruce
  • Sale Name:
    Fine Aboriginal, Oceanic & Tribal
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 3pm (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    71
  • Lot Description:
    An Amanab Chest/Back Ornament, West Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea
    incorporating cassowary bone, dogs' teeth and pigs' tusks. This ornament is worn only by 'homicides' (warriors who have killed); teeth on chest and dagger on back.
    32 cm
  • Provenance:
    Leo Fleischman Collection, LF/0174; The Elizabeth Pryce Collection, Sydney
  • Estimate:
    A$200 - 400
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Tribal

This Sale has been held and this item is no longer available. Details are provided for information purposes only.



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