Frans Faber

Papua New Guinea Bone Daggers

Asmat, Abelam

Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

Length: 32 cm - 40 cm

DESCRIPTION

·     10 Bone daggers

·     Cassowary bone, natural fibers, cassowary feathers, Job’s tears

 

The first seven daggers from left to right are from the Asmat People, the last three daggers are from the Abelam People.

These daggers were worn in a bracelet of the upper arm.

CONDITION

Good condition

Provenance

Different collections

DATE

First half 20th century

Dimensions

Length: 32 cm - 40 cm

PRICE

GBP £

450 Each

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