Lot 14: An Abelam dagger

People: Abelam
Papua New Guinea
H: 15 1/4"
Of classical form, the dagger of cassowary bone with an incised image of a human figure in ceremonial regalia deeply cut into the surface. On a custom base.

Field collected by Ulrich Kortmann in New Guinea. Ex. NY private collection.

Price Realized: $250

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