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Three New Guinea Shell and Animal Tooth Necklaces

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2862B
Lot:
24
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2862B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 07, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Three New Guinea Shell and Animal Tooth Necklaces, a dog tooth and nassa shell ornament; a fox tooth necklace; and a fighting charm ornament from the Maprik area, all with patina from long use, lg. to 15 in.

Provenance: The first, 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, Maprik District, Nassa, Nassariidae, Necklace, Tooth

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