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Large kina shell necklace with cassowary feathers - Papua New Guinea

Lot reference 20242307

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Location: United Kingdom
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Late 20th/early 21st century - with metal display stand

*100% of funds from this auction will be donated to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) - death toll from the quake in Lombok on 7 August is estimated at 100).

An attractive ceremonial piece from Papua Oceanic style all made from natural materials. Can be worn and comes with a metal display stand.

Large kina shell, long cassowary & birds of paradise white feathers, fish bones and small & large seeds on a strong lace which is fully decorated with small kina shells.

Originally the kina shell is an old currency traded in Papua. And was worn by men and women during celebrations and ceremonies to present wealth and symbolise protection.

Max width from with feathers 42cm. Width of kina shell 17cm x 6cm x 2cm. Max height to tip of feather 55cm. Length of one side with shells 30cm.

Height of metal stand 56cm, width 22cm.

Superb condition.

Will be sent with International Priority Shipping from E Europe.

Gb egorka  

Feedback score: 97.1%
Reviews given: 36
Member since: March 21, 2016
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    Bourdonske December 21, 2017

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    gothique December 3, 2017

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    Nice object. As described. Reliable.
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    annatostolocatelli October 11, 2017

  • Well described items, fast shipping, great seller

    elisabethberth August 21, 2017

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    es hat alles super geklappt, vielen Dank!
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    revata August 1, 2017

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    Mooie, delicate broche.
    Zeer tevreden.
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    Madeh July 21, 2017

  • as described, well packaged

    jolenerm June 19, 2017

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    descrizione dei prodotti non veritira ciò a provocato il ritorno della merce al venditore con spese per me poi la merce è arrivata il venditore dice rotta per il trasporto niente bad seller
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    fabriziolivi54 April 19, 2017

    Response by seller
    Due to buyer's non-explained suspicion I agreed to have the item returned. It arrived in a paper package, broken in half and without the stand. Then the buyer told me he received it broken, but then asked to have it back, even broken. Do not trust.
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    In perfecte staat en op correct tijdstip ontvangen. Prima.
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    koderegt December 7, 2016

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    Lovely piece
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    Mealmapt November 28, 2016

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    Die Brosche ist entzückend
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    Birkenweg42 November 23, 2016

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    de broche valt klein uit en ziet er in werkelijkheid helemaal niet uit zoals ze wordt voorgesteld. Heb gemerkt dat dit soorten kersenbroches op geregelde tijdstippen te koop wordt aangeboden !!!
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    Meotje October 15, 2016

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    Exact size was indicated in the listing. Thanks for your purchase.
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    Item exactly as described. Delivered on time.
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    engferreira September 13, 2016

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    I receive the brooch today, thank you very much.
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    AJB11 September 13, 2016

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    As Discribed
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    arturmanuelandrade September 1, 2016

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    a little bit disappointed about the stones but correctly sended
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    yvetje August 19, 2016

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    sicher selten ,in aufwendiger verpackung
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    bieter11 August 17, 2016

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    Très sérieux,l'objet est comme sur la photo.
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    BABIL June 6, 2016

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