Ethnographic Art

November 14 — 19, 2020
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LOT 91

Lot 91

New Britain Currency Necklace, Papua New Guinea, 20th century

New Britain Currency Necklace, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
Lot 91 Details
New Britain Currency Necklace, Papua New Guinea, 20th century

orchid steam and cut shell beads
diameter 19 in — 48.3 cm

Estimate $80-$100

Realised: $72
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

CONDITION DETAILS

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LOT 91
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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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