Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

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LOT 187

Lot 187

Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century

Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
Lot 187 Details
Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century

with leaf form tip held to hardwood shaft by cane, together with darts and palm frond quiver and a woven fiber cotton pouch, Peru, South America, 20th century
height 83 in — 210.8 cm

Estimate $80-$100

Realised: $192
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Dayak Sumpit Spear/Blowgun, Borneo, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century

https://americanindian.si.edu/collections-search/objects/NMAI_208932

CONDITION DETAILS

Some original cane majority replaced, blade rusted. Some damage to palm frond quiver. Additional images available upon request.

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