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Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet

Auction:
3316B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 09, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Large New Guinea Conch Shell Trumpet, Schouten Island, early to mid-20th century, pierced at the bottom for fiber decoration, with smooth blackened patina, with metal stand, (minor loss at the end), ht. 12 3/4 in.

Provenance: Michael Hamson, Palos Verdes Estates, California.
Estimate $700-900


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