Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 98

Lot 98

Two Asmat Cassowary Bone Daggers, Papua New Guinea, 20th century

Two Asmat Cassowary Bone Daggers, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
Lot 98 Details
Two Asmat Cassowary Bone Daggers, Papua New Guinea, 20th century

both with woven fiber, shell and bead decoration one with additional cassowary feather decoration
height 16 in — 40.6 cm; height 13.5 in — 34.3 cm

Estimate $150-$200

Realised: $96
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Two Asmat Cassowary Bone Daggers, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
  • Two Asmat Cassowary Bone Daggers, Papua New Guinea, 20th century
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