This is a fabulous old traditional tribal Brides Piece from the Papua Coast. This Shell piece is a large Conus shell with attached five Gold Lip Pearl Shells of varying size. These shells are some of the oldest forms of currency of Papua New Guinea and are used in many ceremonial ways through out the culture. This shell Brides Currency piece is very fine piece of museum quality and is from the 1950's. This is a lovely and unique with a history that would be a wonderful addition to your collection.Mid 20th-Century COMES ON STAND Shows age and Natural Wear 5 Inches Tall 10.5 Inches Tall on Stand 3 x 2.5 Large Front Shells 3 x 3 Large Conus Round Shell AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY.
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