Oceanic Art - Shell cache-sex, Gnau culture, Papua New Guinea

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Oceanic Art - Shell cache-sex, Gnau culture, Papua New Guinea


This is a very full Gnau culture shell cache-sex from the West Sepik of Papua New Guinea. The woven fiber was periodically replaced as it would wear out - the shells are very old - see detail photo below. This one measures 6.5" wide by 6 high and can be custom based. Early-mid 20th century.  #2260  SOLD
 

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