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Ramu FigureMorkoy Figure by Tony Yuwati 1972

Pectorial Ornament Madang
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Pectorial Ornament Madang

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Pectorial Ornament; Shell and Dog teeth

Adelbert Ranges, Madang Province, Papau New Guinea
Collected 1950s

Stunning proportions and balance to this chest ornament collected in the Adelbert Ranges in the 1950s.  It is made with ground down shell rings, bound with natural bush fibres and strands of trade beads.  At the base of each strand are dog teeth and a seed pod capping. 
Size: 13cm by 13 cm

Price $520 AUD

Last Updated: Sunday, 18 February 2018 18:17