$19,000 - $26,000
Fine early Canoe Prow Ornament Toto Isu, Nguzu-Nguzu, Solomon Islands. Carved and engraved wood, black dye, nautilus shell inlay.
Of archaic form with large hooped ear lobes, perpendicular to the head, pierced with cane decoration. Eyes of shell in circular pattern on a face scribed by standard prow design. New Georgia Group. Approx L14cm. PROVENANCE Kleyer Collection, Cologne, Germany. PROVENANCE John Magers Collection, Sydney.
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