Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

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September 02, 2021 at 2:00 pm ET

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LOT 92

Lot 92

Papua New Guinea Chest Ornament, 20th cenutry

Papua New Guinea Chest Ornament, 20th cenutry
Lot 92 Details
Papua New Guinea Chest Ornament, 20th cenutry

twine, feathers, shell, paint, wood
coloured woven raffia with cowrie shell, feather and boar's tusk decorations.

Estimate $100-$120

Realised: $132
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


This lot is located in Vancouver. Local pick up by special arrangement; shipment from Vancouver only.

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Papua New Guinea Chest Ornament, 20th cenutry
  • Papua New Guinea Chest Ornament, 20th cenutry

Private Collection, British Columbia.


This lot is located in Vancouver, BC.
Please contact [email protected] for preview, pick up or shipping information. Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation.


Additional images available upon request.

LOT 92

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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