Lot 220 - The Todd Barlin Collection - Sale as0213

 
Lot 220
Three Old Geelvink Bay Canoe Ornaments, field collected in Wandaman Bay, North Coast West Papua, 1985; these finely carved canoe ornaments were from a large war canoe that is no longer made, they were kept as memories of the grandparents and great grandparents that once made them. They are also used as a bride price wealth object for exchanges.

*See Field Photos. Field Photos Copyright Todd Barlin and The South Australian Museum.
78cm, 76cm, 76cm (3)
Estimate $ 400-600

Sold for $500

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