Oceanic Art - Lonkalonka, Kimberly area, Australia

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Oceanic Art - Lonkalonka, Kimberly area, Australia


This is a luminous pearl shell pubic cover from the Kimberly area of Western Australia, worn by  men during certain ceremonies. It still has the human hair rope that would wrap around the manís waist, and it measures 6.5" high by 5Ē wide. This piece has now been based. Early 20th century.

#9623 

$800
 

 

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