Overmodeled tortoise skull

Ref : Vanuatu 06

Overmodeled tortoise skull Collected in Tomman island, East-Malekula, Vanuatu during the 60's this overmodeled tortoise skull was used as a fisherman charm.The skull is decorated with vegetable matter, pig tusk, wood and pigments.

Length :
19 cm / 7.5 inch
Height : 16cm / 6.3 inch
Width : 17 cm / 7.8 inch

Provenance : Tomman island, East-Malekula Island, Vanuatu

Ex Nicolai Michoutouchkine (Russia-Vanuatu) collection
Ex Michael E. Kuntz (Houston-Texas)


Price : 1950 US$ SOLD