Oceanic Art - Cassowary Bone Dagger, Abelam, Papua New Guinea

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Bone dagger with bird's head
Abelam culture, Papua New Guinea
Cassowary bone, red pigment
Late 19th/early 20th century

7" high
Ex. Douglas Newton "SL.", ex. John Friede, published in Michael Hamson's Collecting New Guinea Art. Sold with custom base. 


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