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Kanak Bird Head Club, New Caledonia
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Kanak Bird Head Club, New Caledonia. The distinctively shaped "porowa ra maru" or bird head clubs of New Caledonia were prestigious objects created for use by chiefs. The clubs symbolized wealth and high rank, and on some occasions served as gifts during ceremonial exchanges. From the collection of Joseph Salamanca. Size: 23'' x 12'' x 2'' (58 x 30 x 5 cm).
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This is a NO RESERVE AUCTION: there are no hidden or confidential reserves, all acceptable bidding commences at the online START PRICE. Please let us know if you would like to receive a condition report or have any specific questions regarding the condition of a lot. Condition reports will be sent during the week prior to the auction, and can be requested via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone: 215-438-4700. Absence of a statement to condition in the description does not construe a statement of any kind. Please refer to Terms and Conditions of the sale.
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Kanak Bird Head Club, New Caledonia

Estimate $200 - $400
Jun 06, 2022
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Starting Price $100
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0404: Kanak Bird Head Club, New Caledonia

Sold for $325
8 Bids
Est. $200 - $400Starting Price $100
ETHNOGRAPHIC ARTS | DAY ONE
Jun 06, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0404 Details

Description
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Kanak Bird Head Club, New Caledonia. The distinctively shaped "porowa ra maru" or bird head clubs of New Caledonia were prestigious objects created for use by chiefs. The clubs symbolized wealth and high rank, and on some occasions served as gifts during ceremonial exchanges. From the collection of Joseph Salamanca. Size: 23'' x 12'' x 2'' (58 x 30 x 5 cm).
Condition
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This is a NO RESERVE AUCTION: there are no hidden or confidential reserves, all acceptable bidding commences at the online START PRICE. Please let us know if you would like to receive a condition report or have any specific questions regarding the condition of a lot. Condition reports will be sent during the week prior to the auction, and can be requested via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone: 215-438-4700. Absence of a statement to condition in the description does not construe a statement of any kind. Please refer to Terms and Conditions of the sale.

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