Breast Pendant, kap kap, Solomon Islands
Lot 72Y
Breast Pendant, kap kap, Solomon Islands
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
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Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Breast Pendant, kap kap, Solomon Islands
diameter 5in (12.7cm)
the finely worked clam (Tridacna) shell overlain with intricately carved turtle (Chelonia mydas) shell (possibly representing a frigate bird) affixed with cotton; the whole strung on a later, woven fiber necklace.

Cf. Hooper Collection (1976: figs 1201-1203).
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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