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3415T Marlborough
July 22, 2020 12:00 PM - July 30, 2020 07:00 PMCalender
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Headhunter's Bamboo Horn, Fu

$188$150
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3415T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 22, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Headhunter's Bamboo Horn, Fu, Northwest Asmat, West Papua, early/mid-20th century, fully decorated on the exterior with typical anthropomorphic motifs and designs, used to terrify the enemy when raiding a village, and to announce the return of the men after a raid, lg. 12 in.
Estimate $300-400


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Northwest Asmat