Lot: 64

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Dague en os

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée - Sepik

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Günther Filla, Bochum, Germany H: 22,5 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

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.