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Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands | Grand Auctions
Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 1 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 2 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 3 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 4 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 5 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 6 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 7 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 8 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 9 Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands - Image 10

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Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands

Auction: July 2018

Oceanic Art: A rare collection of Southern Cook Islands carved whale bone pendant ornaments from a necklace (Rei), probably 18th/19th century, Mangaia, Austral Islands. These carvings would have been suspended at regular intervals from a woven cord typically made of human hair and coconut fibres. (8 items). 1.9 in (4.8 cm) length of longest piece.

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

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