Lot 99 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale AS0569

 
Lot 99
Four Old Shell Wealth Objects: A Four Strand Coil Necklace of Tiny Shell Money Discs (barafe), Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, 19th Century, A rare Shell Money Headband, Tufi Area, Oro Province, PNG, A Beautiful Beaded & A Dog Tooth Belt, Admiralty Islands, A Finely Woven & Cowrie Shell Money Belt, The Dani people, Baliem Valley, West Papua, Indonesia [4],
on the belt, the dog's teeth are incised with designs only done by the people of the Admiralty Islands, while the finely woven Dani belt was given after the funeral of the Dani Chief Kurulu in 1986
L 28-50 cm
Estimate $400-600
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