11 December 2007
This lot is offered without a reserve
DONT UN PENDENTIF EN COQUILLAGE DE FORME OVALE TRONQUéE, ATTACHEMENT D'UNE CORDE VéGéTALE POUR SUSPENSION, UN BRACELET EN éCAILLE DE TORTUE AU DéCOR FINEMENT INCISé DE PROFILS D'OISEAU FRéGATE, DE TRIANGLES DENTELéS ET DE BANDES DE MOTIFS GéOMéTRIQUES, ET UN ORNEMENT DE NEZ EN COQUILLAGE DE FORME CYLINDRIQUE ET PLUS LARGE EN SON CENTRE.
LONGUEURS DE 17.5 à 29 CM. (FROM 6 7/8 TO 11½ IN.) (3)
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VOIR MEYER, A.J.P., OCEANIC ART, COLOGNE, 1995, P.309, FIG.343 POUR LE PENDENTIF EN COQUILLAGE. SELON L'AUTEUR LE GAM EST SEULEMENT PORTé PAR LES GRANDS HOMMES. IL CONSTITUE L'ORNEMENT CENTRAL DE LEUR GRAND HABIT DE CéRéMONIE.
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