KAGIN'S MARCH 11-15, 2021 AUCTION

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KAGIN'S 2021 AUCTION
MARCH 11-12, 2021 (MARCH 15 INTERNET ONLY)
TIBURON, CA 94920






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Choice Solomon Islands Abaquero4050 - Choice Solomon Islands Abaquero
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4050 Header: Other Oceania Title: (b)Choice Solomon Islands Abaquero Description: In the Solomon Islands beaded armbands were made with the w
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Impressive Abaquero4051 - Impressive Abaquero
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4051 Header: Title: (b)Impressive Abaquero Description: An impressive Solomon Islands abaquaro in very choice condition. See Opitz, p. 11. L
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Chief-worn Bakhia—Red, White, and Blue4052 - Chief-worn Bakhia—Red, White, and Blue
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4052 Header: Title: (b)Chief-worn Bakhia Red, White, and Blue Description: On Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands, breast ornaments calle
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Another Bakhia, White and Grey Beads4053 - Another Bakhia, White and Grey Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4053 Header: Title: (b)Another Bakhia, White and Grey Beads Description: A second example of a Solomon Islands bakhia, this with white and g
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Virtually Perfect Bakhia4054 - Virtually Perfect Bakhia
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4054 Header: Title: (b)Virtually Perfect Bakhia Description: Another bakhia from the Solomon Islands, virtually perfect. See Opitz, p. 29. P
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Bani'au Bride Price Money4055 - Bani'au Bride Price Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4055 Header: Title: (b)Bani'au Bride Price Money Description: Bani'au consist of six strands of shell beads, each six arm lengths lon...
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Second Bani'au Example4056 - Second Bani'au Example
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4056 Header: Title: Second Bani'au Example Description: A second example of bani'au; Opitz, p. 32. Also illustrated in NNP edition, ...
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Clan or Chief Badge4057 - Clan or Chief Badge
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4057 Header: Title: Clan or Chief Badge Description: This object, a badge of a clan or chief, displays multiple cut out kina shells. It i
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Cut Out Kina Shell Badge4058 - Cut Out Kina Shell Badge
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4058 Header: Title: Cut Out Kina Shell Badge Description: A similar badge from the Solomon Islands made with cut out kina shells and bead
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Money for Chiefs and for Bride Price4059 - Money for Chiefs and for Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4059 Header: Title: Money for Chiefs and for Bride Price Description: Solomon Islands barava (or mbarava) are fretworked plaques made fro
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Very Old Barava/Mbarava Money4060 - Very Old Barava/Mbarava Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4060 Header: Title: Very Old Barava/Mbarava Money Description: Another fine barava or mbarava, with a single figure at the top and center
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Chief's Money Items4061 - Chief's Money Items
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4061 Header: Title: Chief's Money Items Description: A final barava/mbarava, in circular form. Beautifully carved and symmetrical. See Op
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Nine Feet Long Shell Bead Strands!4062 - Nine Feet Long Shell Bead Strands!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4062 Header: Title: Nine Feet Long Shell Bead Strands! Description: Batafulu is similar to bani'au, but with ten strands of shell beads,
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Borneo Dowry Beads4063 - Borneo Dowry Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4063 Header: Title: Borneo Dowry Beads Description: Two beautiful strings of beads, precious heirlooms, used for dowries and favored for
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Start Price : 600.00
 
 
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Borneo Beaded Belt4064 - Borneo Beaded Belt
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4064 Header: Title: Borneo Beaded Belt Description: A six-strand Orang Ulu beaded belt from Borneo similar to the nine-strand beaded belt
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Necklace with 15 Fetishes4065 - Necklace with 15 Fetishes
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4065 Header: Title: Necklace with 15 Fetishes Description: Also from Borneo, a beaded necklace with 15 fetishes attached, together with a
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Thousand-Year-Old Javanese Beads4066 - Thousand-Year-Old Javanese Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4066 Header: Title: Thousand-Year-Old Javanese Beads Description: Jatim, an abbreviation of Jawa Timor (east Java), refers to ancient Ind
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Necklace with Beads, Claws, Shells, and Bells4067 - Necklace with Beads, Claws, Shells, and Bells
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4067 Header: Title: Necklace with Beads, Claws, Shells, and Bells Description: An exotic necklace combining so-called "padre beads"...
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Rare Philippine Gold Pango Beads4068 - Rare Philippine Gold Pango Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4068 Header: Title: Rare Philippine Gold Pango Beads Description: The Ifugao Tribe of the Philippines valued a single pango (pangao) bead
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Thousand-Year-Old Pelangi Beads4069 - Thousand-Year-Old Pelangi Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4069 Header: Title: Thousand-Year-Old Pelangi Beads Description: A bead industry flourished in Indonesia circa 900 A.D., producing "pelan
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Trobriand Axe Blade Money4070 - Trobriand Axe Blade Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4070 Header: Title: Trobriand Axe Blade Money Description: In the Trobriand Islands, beku a large, green-flecked, stone ceremoni
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New Ireland Pig-Buying Money4071 - New Ireland Pig-Buying Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4071 Header: Title: New Ireland Pig-Buying Money Description: Birok is the most elaborate and valuable form of Oceania shell money, used
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Porpoise Teeth4072 - Porpoise Teeth
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4072 Header: Title: Porpoise Teeth Description: Neck bands and head bands made of porpoise teeth, called biru, were used as money in Mala
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Bali Cassowary Quill Money4073 - Bali Cassowary Quill Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4073 Header: Title: Bali Cassowary Quill Money Description: Cassowary quill currency from Bali: a bundle of cassowary quills tightly boun
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Giant Borneo Cannon Money4074 - Giant Borneo Cannon Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4074 Header: Title: Giant Borneo Cannon Money Description: Huge example of genuine Borneo cannon money on modern display stand. In the 19
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Smaller Borneo Cannon Money4075 - Smaller Borneo Cannon Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4075 Header: Title: Smaller Borneo Cannon Money Description: A second example of Borneo cannon money, 14" long and richly decorated. This
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Solomon Islands War Club4076 - Solomon Islands War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4076 Header: Title: Solomon Islands War Club Description: A well-carved Solomon Islands war club with a ball head, highly valued. Illustr
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Inlaid War Club4077 - Inlaid War Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4077 Header: Title: Inlaid War Club Description: An outstanding Solomon Islands club with delicate shell inlay at tip, obviously of very
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Pearl Shell Gorgets (Dafi)4078 - Pearl Shell Gorgets (Dafi)
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4078 Header: Title: Pearl Shell Gorgets (Dafi) Description: Tribesmen in Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, made pearl shell gorgets called
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Very Old Double Pearl Shell Dafi4079 - Very Old Double Pearl Shell Dafi
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4079 Header: Title: Very Old Double Pearl Shell Dafi Description: Another dafi, very old. It has double pearl shells with dentillated edg
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Two Examples of Dibidibi Currency4080 - Two Examples of Dibidibi Currency
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4080 Header: Title: Two Examples of Dibidibi Currency Description: Circular shell disks from the top of the cone shell, called dibidibi,
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Huge Diwarra Coil4081 - Huge Diwarra Coil
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4081 Header: Title: Huge Diwarra Coil Description: Nassa shells collected from mangrove swamps on the north coast of New Britain were bur
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Dog Teeth Strings4082 - Dog Teeth Strings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4082 Header: Title: Dog Teeth Strings Description: Dog teeth were prized as money throughout Oceania. Included here are two examples: a s
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More Dog Teeth Money4083 - More Dog Teeth Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4083 Header: Title: More Dog Teeth Money Description: Two further examples of dog teeth money are included in this lot: (1) many dog teet
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Imitation Dog Teeth, Flores Earrings4084 - Imitation Dog Teeth, Flores Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4084 Header: Title: Imitation Dog Teeth, Flores Earrings Description: Besides strings, dog teeth were also mounted on headbands. They wer
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Gold Earrings for Bride Price4085 - Gold Earrings for Bride Price
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4085 Header: Title: Gold Earrings for Bride Price Description: Gold earrings were used as bride price in the Naga Culture of Flores Islan
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Gold Bride Price Earrings4086 - Gold Bride Price Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4086 Header: Title: Gold Bride Price Earrings Description: Two additional pairs of gold earrings from central Flores Island: the first ha
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Wea Wunu Wona Gold Earrings4087 - Wea Wunu Wona Gold Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4087 Header: Title: Wea Wunu Wona Gold Earrings Description: A special type of Flores Island gold earrings is called wea wunu wona. They
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Brass, Silver Earrings4089 - Brass, Silver Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4089 Header: Title: Brass, Silver Earrings Description: The Dayak Tribe of Borneo is famous for brass earrings cast by the lost wax proce
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Wire Bound Euk from New Britain/New Ireland4090 - Wire Bound Euk from New Britain/New Ireland
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4090 Header: Title: Wire Bound Euk from New Britain/New Ireland Description: In New Britain and New Ireland, the gold-lipped shell does
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Euk with Shell Beads4091 - Euk with Shell Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4091 Header: Title: Euk with Shell Beads Description: A second example of euk, this one with five dangles of shell beads attached to one
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Euk Currency with Rattan4092 - Euk Currency with Rattan
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4092 Header: Title: Euk Currency with Rattan Description: Another euk shell, with the ear bound with rattan. See Opitz NNP edition, https
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Unique Euk with Owners' Names Inscribed4093 - Unique Euk with Owners' Names Inscribed
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4093 Header: Title: Unique Euk with Owners' Names Inscribed Description: New Britain, Melanesia, gold-lip pearl shell with woven fiber an
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Perfect Number 1 Santa Cruz Feather Coil!4094 - Perfect Number 1 Santa Cruz Feather Coil!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4094 Header: Title: Perfect Number 1 Santa Cruz Feather Coil! Description: For over a century, the only money used in the Santa Cruz Isla
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Collection of Solomon Islands Feather Sticks4095 - Collection of Solomon Islands Feather Sticks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4095 Header: Title: Collection of Solomon Islands Feather Sticks Description: Collection of 5 feather sticks from the Solomon Islands: No
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Exotic New Britain Fiber Currency Unit4096 - Exotic New Britain Fiber Currency Unit
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4096 Header: Title: Exotic New Britain Fiber Currency Unit Description: New Britain fiber currency unit, likely Mengen or Nakanai people:
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Auki Island Currency, 10 Strings of Shell Beads4097 - Auki Island Currency, 10 Strings of Shell Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4097 Header: Title: Auki Island Currency, 10 Strings of Shell Beads Description: A perfect tafuliae', a currency unit of Auki Island, So
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Another Auki Island Currency4098 - Another Auki Island Currency
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4098 Header: Title: Another Auki Island Currency Description: Another Auki Island currency unit, this one made of 5 strings of shell bead
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Oceanic Fish Hooks4100 - Oceanic Fish Hooks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4100 Header: Title: Oceanic Fish Hooks Description: In Guadalcanal, and Marshall and Ellis Islands, fish hooks were made from pearl shel
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Exotic Solomon Islands Fish Hooks4101 - Exotic Solomon Islands Fish Hooks
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 4101 Header: Title: Exotic Solomon Islands Fish Hooks Description: A collection of five exotic Solomon Islands fish hooks, made from shel
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