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Pair of Hairpins, Papua New Guinea

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Pair of Hairpins, Papua New Guinea

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H: 21 cm (approx. 8”) wood
Estimated age: end of the 19th century or early 20th century
Provenance: Formerly belonged to Adam Prout; UK. From a historic English collection; Belgian private collection

Estimate: € 3.000 - 4.000

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1 500 €

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Probably made for ritual use, this pair of hair pins is carved from Kassu bone. Each of the objects depicts a hornbill on the top.
A very rare object.