A Marquesas Island Ear Ornament
Lot 239
A Marquesas Island Ear Ornament
Sold for £1,527 (US$ 2,567) inc. premium
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Lot Details
A Marquesas Island Ear Ornament
carved from marine ivory with large disc shaped section, the pointed projection carved in relief with a tiki figure, with pierced hole for an additional marine ivory pin with facet cut head, 7cm. high, 8.5cm. wide, pin: 8.5cm.

Footnotes

  • Cf. Steven Phelps, Art and Artefacts, the James Hooper Collection, (London 1976), p.101, plate 50, no.405

    See colour illustration inside back cover
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