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Barava Ring
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Object description :

"Barava Ring"
Barava Kuwojo ring in fossilized holy water font. Origin from Choiseul Island, archipelago of the Solomon Islands. This ring surmounted by a stylized figure representing a bluish-crested pigeon endemic to Choiseul Island could be exchanged as currency, however it is reported that only the chiefs would have worn around their neck this clan symbol specific to a land during meetings intertribal, in particular for exchanges and sharing of currencies. This type of barava ring is represented on the two dollar Solomones bill and the flag of the province of Choiseul. This type of barava ring is relatively rare moreover is by its dimensions also. Object collected in situ in the 90s. Period estimated in the first half of the 20th century. It is brought to the attention of bidders that some countries do not allow imported objects derived from endangered and other protected species, even if a certificate of origin is provided. By placing an offer, you confirm that you have read the customs laws and regulations of your country.
Price : 980 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : En l'état

Material : Bénitier fossile
Width : 20cm
Height : 31cm
Depth : 2.2cm

Reference : 552366
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Barava Ring
03 80 57 59 45
06.07.07.25.24


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