Png- Micronesia - Mortlock Islands - Large Fish Hook.


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Png- Micronesia - Mortlock Islands - Large Fish Hook.:
$332



This large hook from the Mortlock Islands, is carved from hardwood and fastened with coconut fibre. This hook measures 78cms on the long side, 26cm hook, with an 11cm barb. Commonly known as shark hooks, but they are actually used to catch Ruvettus, a species that lives in deep water outside the reef, where villagers go and fish on dark nights using these hooks to catch such fish. Mortlock Islands also known as Takuu, is a small atoll 250klm off the east coast of Bouganville. They are predicting climate change will eventually extinguish the atolls ability to sustain life. A great reason to collect their artefacts. Collected by a pilot working out of Rabaul, New Britian. in the 1960's. Registered Auspost to the US will be $24us, Europe will be $27us. Australian buyers please email with postcode for quote.

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