Crocodile Mouth Drum Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea Fortess Collection


Crocodile Mouth Drum Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea Fortess Collection

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Crocodile Mouth Drum Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea Fortess Collection:
$993


Solomon Islands Shell Money :: Crocodile Mouth Drum PAPUAN GULF, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Fortess Collection

:: Description

 

The piece has classic spirit faces on each of the two pointed flanges “crcodile mouth”. Along the edges of the mouth are rows of carved teeth. The faces are prominent with circular eyes, a raised nose and a upturned mouth. Above the central face are a number of interlocking chevron deep-relief carved design originally would have been accentuated with a generous amount of white lime infilling.

 

:: Origin

Papuan Gulf, PNG :: Age Early 20th Century

:: Size

71 X 18cm ; 28 X 7.1in

:: Providence

Leo and Lillian Fortess Collection, Hawai'i


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Crocodile Mouth Drum Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea Fortess Collection:
$993

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