2nd half 20th century - good condition, comes with a stand
This is a very attractive ceremonial piece from Papua Oceanic style all made from natural materials. Large kina shell in the centrepiece, smaller shells, larger seeds and fish bone all on a strong macrame twisted lace design. The shell is in a dark blood red colour, looking through the light gives a deep texture, almost like tortoise.
Worn by men and women during celebrations and ceremonies to present wealth and protect.
Comes with a custom metal display stand to decorate the interior and to be kept in a safe place.
Weight is approx 131gr. Size of shell 18cm at the top width x 7.5cm middle height.
Superb condition throughout, a couple of natural stains as seen.
WIll be sent from Northen Europe using tracked postage.
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Please note: some elements on this page have been translated automatically.I am very happy that i bought this from a very honest businesman, It was ver y good packed, perfect condition, even better then on the pictures.
This man deserve for sure very positive feedback Marco
Smooth transaction, perfect, many thanks
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