Fish Hook and Spear Point, Ra'ivavae Island, Austral Islands
Lot 6Y
Fish Hook and Spear Point, Ra'ivavae Island, Austral Islands
Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium
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Fish Hook and Spear Point, Ra'ivavae Island, Austral Islands
length of hook: 1 5/8in (42mm); length of spear point 1 1/2in (38mm)
each carved from bone with fine aged and weathered patina.

Provenance:
Excavated by Donald Stanley Marshall, author of Ra'ivavae: An expedition to the most fascinating and mysterious island in Polynesia (1961), along with architectural elements now housed in Bishop Museum, Tahiti Museum and Blackburn Collection
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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