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Auction archive: Lot number 3

Oddities, curiosities and wonders

Opening
€800
ca. US$724
Price realised:
n. a.
Auction archive: Lot number 3

Oddities, curiosities and wonders

Opening
€800
ca. US$724
Price realised:
n. a.
Beschreibung:

ASMAT NECKLACE WITH HUMAN JAW These necklaces would be machined after a Papua New Guinea man hunt from the Asmat tribe. The population of the Asmat wiere ferocious cannibals, and every soldiers, after having killed his opponent, would deprive him of his jaw. The jaw bone would then be decorated and gifted to his wife. This very important artefact would then become the necklace to wear at every ceremony or important event. The Lot can be viewed by reservation in London.

Auction archive: Lot number 3
Auction:
Datum:
8 Oct 2020
Auction house:
Bertolami Fine Arts
Piazza Lovatelli 1
00186 Rom
Italy
[email protected]
+39 06 3260 9795
+39 06 3230 610
Beschreibung:

ASMAT NECKLACE WITH HUMAN JAW These necklaces would be machined after a Papua New Guinea man hunt from the Asmat tribe. The population of the Asmat wiere ferocious cannibals, and every soldiers, after having killed his opponent, would deprive him of his jaw. The jaw bone would then be decorated and gifted to his wife. This very important artefact would then become the necklace to wear at every ceremony or important event. The Lot can be viewed by reservation in London.

Auction archive: Lot number 3
Auction:
Datum:
8 Oct 2020
Auction house:
Bertolami Fine Arts
Piazza Lovatelli 1
00186 Rom
Italy
[email protected]
+39 06 3260 9795
+39 06 3230 610
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