Vintage New Guinea Necklace

RM 5,765.50

Collectible Vintage New Guinea Necklace 21″ Ceremonial Traditional Tribal Neck Adornment With Seashells Seeds & Fossilized Ammonite

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A New Guinea large and long ceremonial tribal necklace. The necklace is decorated with a large ‘YUA’ money shell ring, fossilized ammonite, and Nassa Shells. The outer border of the necklace is decorated with clamshell teeth with natural seed spacers. Shells are highly prized by the natives. These ornaments were worn by both men and women and were also utilized as currency in bride price exchanges. Wear consistent with age and use. Formerly from an Irian Private Collection. Custom mounted.

• Necklace Maximum Outer Width : 13 inches (33 cm)
• Necklace Inner Diameter : 6.5 inches (16.5 cm)
• Necklace Total Length : 21 inches (53.3 cm)
• White ‘Yua’ Currency Disk : 4.5 inches in diameter (11.4 cm)
• Ammonite: 1.75 inches in width (4.4 cm)
• Total Height Including Base : 24 inches (61 cm)

Weight 0.28 kg
Dimensions 6.5 × 3 × 3 cm


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Vintage New Guinea Necklace
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