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PAPUA NEW GUINEA LARGE HOUSE HOOK

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA LARGE HOUSE HOOK
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Suspension Hook (Samban or Tshambwan), Latmul people, Middle Sepik River region, mid 20th c., in carved wood with inlaid eyes, used for suspension of food stuffs in the rafters of a house, the figure meant to scare off vermin and bad spirits, spoilage. 44" x 11" x 5 1/2". Good condition. Provenance: From a Private Collection, VT.
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA LARGE HOUSE HOOK

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Nov 13, 2020
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3065: PAPUA NEW GUINEA LARGE HOUSE HOOK

Sold for $250
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Est. $1,000 - $1,500Starting Price $250
Tribal Arts Auction
Nov 13, 2020 11:00 AM EST
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Lot 3065 Details

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Suspension Hook (Samban or Tshambwan), Latmul people, Middle Sepik River region, mid 20th c., in carved wood with inlaid eyes, used for suspension of food stuffs in the rafters of a house, the figure meant to scare off vermin and bad spirits, spoilage. 44" x 11" x 5 1/2". Good condition. Provenance: From a Private Collection, VT.

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