Fiji Islands Marine Ivory Tambua and Boar's Tusk and Fiber Bracelet, Republic of the Fiji Islands
Lot 148Y
Presentation Sperm Whale Tooth, tabua, together with a Boar's Tusk Pendant, bati ui vuaka, Fiji Islands
US$ 800 - 1,200
€580 - 870
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Presentation Sperm Whale Tooth, tabua, together with a Boar's Tusk Pendant, bati ui vuaka, Fiji Islands
length of tooth 5 in (12.5cm); pendant diameter 3 1/2in (9cm)
each with fine, aged, natural honey-brown patina.

Provenance:
Tusk Pendant only: James Hooper Collection (no. H832)
William Kranzler, Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Massachusetts

Cf. Clunie (1986: figs. 99, 149-152); and Kaeppler (2010: figs. 6, 12 and 13)
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  1. Fredric Backlar
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