Two Solomon Islands wood paddles Buka or Bougainville Island 169cm. 2
Lot 213
Two Solomon Islands wood paddles Buka or Bougainville Island 169cm. 2
Sold for £2,040 (US$ 3,428) inc. premium
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Two Solomon Islands wood paddles
Buka or Bougainville Island
A paddle, the leaf shaped blade carved in shallow relief on one side with two crouching figures, the reverse decorated with a lizard, coloured with red and black pigments, 181cm. and a paddle, the blade decorated with a crouching figure with a bird perched on the domed headdress, the reverse ornamented with an arrow motif, coloured red and black, the plain shaft with old label for the New Zealand Express Company Wellington, 169cm. (2)
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