Two Gilbert Islands shark's tooth swords
Lot 6498
Two Gilbert Islands shark's tooth swords
Sold for US$ 597 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
Two Gilbert Islands shark's tooth swords
Including a single straight tapering cylindrical shaft, wood slats running up opposite sides fastening two rows of jagged shark's teeth with sennet fiber cords; the second probably an appendage to a more sizable sword like the first, of curving faceted form, two sides bristling with shark's teeth in identical fashion.
length 32 and 14 1/2in
See illustration

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