The hook is carved to a point with serrated edges near the top. The humble fish hook derives its form from its function: to catch fish.
But in cultures where fishing is central to the way of life, the crafting of fish hooks is elevated to a form of art. This is a beautifully made fish hook and would be a wonderful addition to your collection.Mid-20th Century COMES ON A STAND Shows some age and Natural Wear, One of a Kind and Museum Quality. 5 Inches Tall 5 3/4 Inches Tall on Stand 2Inch Hook AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL, AS WELL AS DOCUMENTATION TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY.
YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. The item "Papua New Guinea Shell Fishing Hook Siassi Bone Albacore Shell Fishing Hook" is in sale since Thursday, May 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas.
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