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Three New Guinea Necklaces

Auction:
2967T
Lot:
1822
Sold for:
$111$90

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Auction:
Discovery - 2967T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Three New Guinea Necklaces, a dog tooth headband from Belek village; a large shell pendant decorated with shell and glass trade dog teeth; and a large shell pendant, all with patina of use, lg. to 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: First two, Roger Brooks collection; Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.

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Estimate $100-150


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Roger Brooks, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess, Human tooth, Necklace, Tooth

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