Lot: 6487th Tribal Art Auction
Papua New Guinea - Sepik
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Günther Filla, Bochum, Germany||H: 8.9 inch||
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cassowary thighbone, dark pigment, carved with geometrical ornaments and human face, swivel head as handle, min. dam., slight traces of usage. Bone daggers were stuck into a plaited band on the upper arm, they were used as weapon for hunting and for fighting.