Lot: 44

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Bâton de messages, avant 1931

Australie, Territoire du Nord

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Old British Collection L: 35,5 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

wood, light brown patina, delicate round staff carved with signs and symbols (by incised lines lengthwise subdivided in two halves, each with triangular patterns that are tooth-like meshed), traces of old age. According to enclosed file card: "Rain stick ("him singer rain") bought from Frankie, a fullblooded aboriginal, at Birdum, Northern Territory, Australia, Jan 1931".