Nine Engraved Pearl Shells, Riji, Jakoli, Western Australia carved pearl shell and natural earth pigments, one with human hair string
PROVENANCE: Private collection
The provenance of these pearl shells should read:
Acquired by the original vendor over a thirty year period, primarily through direct contact with Western Desert Indigenous Australians
Sotheby's, Important Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 28 June 1999, part of lot 216
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