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La'oniassi Set
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Object description :

"La'oniassi Set"
La'oniassi ornament from Malaïta, Solomon Islands. The disc is in engraved fossil font and filled with a black color obtained from the fruits of the Parinarium tree. the motives represented on each cardinal points are four frigates, seabird symbol of good omens. The outline of the discs is engraved with several circular lines associated with a circumferential design giving a peripheral serrated effect. the differences in colors, cracks and other roughness are natural. The set is also composed of a pig's tooth (symbol of wealth) with white and brown shell beads. The diameter of the disc is 18cm, the total height on the base is about 26cm. Second half of the 20th century.
Price : 1250 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : En l'état

Material : Bénitier fossile
Diameter : 18cm
Height : 26

Reference : 613358
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