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OC490: Bone Dagger

  • OC490 : Bone Dagger
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OC490: Bone Dagger

A highland New Guinea, Abelam dagger made from the bone of the cassowary bird. Well carved intricate designs carved into the surface. The patina is dark and smokey from age and ritual use. Mounted on a custom metal base.     

Previously in a collection in Zurich, Switzerland.

12 1/4" by 1 3/4" wide. Early 20th century, New Guinea.    ....$575.00

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