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3695T Marlborough
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Micronesian Shell Currency

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3695T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 13, 2021 12:00PM


Micronesian Shell Currency, Yap, Caroline Islands, large pearl shell with sennit fiber attached, (one edge trimmed, the other with loss), shell size 8 x 7 1/4 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, Honolulu, Hawaii, collected in-situ in 1946.
Estimate $200-300

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Leo, Lillian Fortess