Dog Teeth Strings

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Dog Teeth Strings
200.00USD+ (40.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Mar 15 @ 16:47UTC-8 : PST/AKDT
Lot: 4082
Title: Dog Teeth Strings
Description: Dog teeth were prized as money throughout Oceania. Included here are two examples: a string of about 80 teeth, simply strung, and a somewhat shorter string attached to braiding, and with added shell ornaments. See Opitz, pp. 132-33. Both examples in this lot are shown in the NNP edition, https://nnp.wustl.edu/library/book/541824?page=203, top two illustrations at left.
Low Estimate: 500
High Estimate: 850
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