Ozeanien: Ethnology
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View of different arrow types
Example of various arrow shaft ornamentations
Ozeanien:

Complete arrows shafted with hardwood and bamboo arrowheads, colonial period, min. 100 years old.

Spear money and used as bride price.

Still 1964 one spear was valued at one small pig or six chicken.

Total length:

from 1430 up to 1060 mm

Weight:

from 80 up to 27 g

€ 105.- each
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Ozeanien:

Original hook plough from Sulawesi-Indonesia, with ploughshare of iron, the rest made of wood.

Illustration only for information, plough on hand is produced similarly.

The plough will be delivered complete, but without equipment for the water buffalos.

The plough has been used and is hand manufactured around 1970.

€ 1.475.-
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Ozeanien:

Colonial period Kina Shell of the Foi tribe. Front view ruddy coloured with point ornamentation.

Rear side left natural with sticking remnants.

The carrying eye has broken out on a side (old break) and was renewed.

Dimensions (BxH):

approx. 175x200 mm

Weight:

188 g

more Information for Kina Shells

€ 345.-
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Colonial period Kina Shell with carrying suspension, which is red inked and spreads approx. 58 mm.

One fastening end is decorated with a cowry shell.

On the front side are rests of ruddy colour, rest of surface has natural colour.

Dimensions of the shell (BxH):

175x184 mm.

Carrying suspension length:

approx. 440 mm.

Total Weight:

240 g

sold,

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View of middle bow handle.

Above: Rear side, black colored surface with bow string made of bamboo slice.

Below: View of the front wood surface.

View of bow ends with fixing of bow string made of bamboo slice.

Left: View of complete bow.

Ozeanien:

Hunting bow, from Salomon islands colonial period min. 100 years old.

Total length:

1790 mm

Weight:

554 g

€ 725.-
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