Combs (5) - Bamboo, Wood - West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)

Description
Combs (5) - Bamboo, Wood - West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)
2nd half 20th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Five combs from West Papua.

Wooden comb from the Kamoro or Mimika.
11 teeth.
The upper part is simply decorated.
Height: 24,5 cm.

Bamboo comb from Geelvink Bay or Cenderawasih Bay.
6 Teeth, wrapped with dark iron wire.
The decoration of the upper part has an engraved and partly black pigmented pattern.
Height: 38 cm.

Bamboo comb from Sentani.
9 Teeth.
The upper part is decorated with an engraved, classic for Sentani, pattern.
Height: 21 cm

Bamboo comb from West Papua.
10 Teeth, wrapped with brass wire. There is some plastic between the teeth.
An abtract figure is at the top.
Height: 24 cm.

Bamboo comb from West Papua.
12 Teeth, wrapped with natural fiber. There is some plastic between the teeth.
Height: 21 cm

Registered and insured shipment.







Lot details
Total nr of items
5
Object
Combs
Region/ country
West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)
Material
Bamboo, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
22×1×7 cm
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