Lot: 50

Convolute ear jewellery

Solomon Islands

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ben Hirsch, Maastricht, The Netherlands L: 2.4 inch - 3.7 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR

6 pairs, various shells, porpoise teeth, wood, imported glass beads, fibres, orchid bast, two pairs of ear ornament, San Christobal, canarium nutshells with nautilus shell inlay; four pairs mounted on base

Roger Neich & Fuli Pereira, Pacific Jewelry and Adornment, o.O. 2004, p. 109