Lot: 25

Spear with obsidian tip, before 1914

Papua New Guinea - Bismarck Archipelago - Admirality Islands

Provenance Size Hammer price
German Colonial Collection H: 73.6 inch sold

nippa palm wood, wood, pigment, Job's tears (Coix lacryma-jobi), glass beads, fixing with original cord material and "atuna" putty

Kaufmann, Christian & Christin Kocher Schmid et. al., Admirality islands, Zurich 2002, p. 200