Two Solomon Islands implements
Lot 6497
Two Solomon Islands implements
Sold for US$ 4,481 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
Two Solomon Islands implements
Including a Buka ceremonial paddle, with flat spatulate form tip painted black, the grip and finial worked with incised and carved geometric panels overseen by a Janus-faced head wearing disk headdress and pendant earrings, in red and black pigments; along with a Santa Cruz club, with thick cylindrical grip, the faceted top painted in elaborate geometric patterns and bearing a pair of angular relief-carved heads.
length 46 1/2 and 32in
See illustration