Malaita Island Comb, faa, Solomon Islands
Lot 70
Malaita Island Comb, faa, Solomon Islands
Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Malaita Island Comb, faa, Solomon Islands
length 6 1/2in (16.5cm)
finely constructed with palm wood, rattan and orchid stem fiber.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Pennsylvania
Private East Coast Collection

Cf. Howarth, Varilaku (2011: p 68-69) for similar examples and a discussion of the type.
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