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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Kina Shell Colored with Red Ochre40023 - Kina Shell Colored with Red Ochre
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40023 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Kina Shell Colored with Red Ochre Description: A third example of kina shell money, rubbed with red
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Native-Worn Kina Shell Garment40024 - Native-Worn Kina Shell Garment
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40024 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Native-Worn Kina Shell Garment Description: A garment of skin and coarse weaving with over a dozen l
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Nose Ornament with Picture of Wearer!40025 - Nose Ornament with Picture of Wearer!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40025 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Nose Ornament with Picture of Wearer! Description: In Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, fine
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 275.00 - 500.00
Sold for (140.00 + 28.00) = 168.00
 
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New Guinea Nose Ornament types40026 - New Guinea Nose Ornament types
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40026 Year: Denom: Header: Title: New Guinea Nose Ornament types Description: Many types of nose ornaments were in use in Papua New Gu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 490.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Scary Bone Nose Ornaments40027 - Scary Bone Nose Ornaments
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40027 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Scary Bone Nose Ornaments Description: A collection of 5 fierce-looking bone nose ornaments from the
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Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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Carved Wooden Nose Ornaments40028 - Carved Wooden Nose Ornaments
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40028 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Carved Wooden Nose Ornaments Description: A pair of carved wooden nose ornaments, also called otsj.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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New Guinea, Philippines Nose Ornaments40029 - New Guinea, Philippines Nose Ornaments
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40029 Year: Denom: Header: Title: New Guinea, Philippines Nose Ornaments Description: From Papua New Guinea or Irian Jaya come four ad
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Estimate : 200.00 - 370.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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"Big Man" Status Symbol40030 - "Big Man" Status Symbol
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40030 Year: Denom: Header: Title: "Big Man" Status Symbol Description: A Papua New Guinea status symbol was an omak, a row of s...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Kandangei Money Belt40031 - Kandangei Money Belt
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40031 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Kandangei Money Belt Description: The village of Kandangei, Papua New Guinea, used 3" woven belts, w
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Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Huge Giant Clam Shell Ring40032 - Huge Giant Clam Shell Ring
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40032 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Huge Giant Clam Shell Ring Description: In Papua New Guinea and elsewhere in the South Seas, huge ri
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Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Manslaughter Redemption Money40033 - Manslaughter Redemption Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40033 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Manslaughter Redemption Money Description: At Wagawage, Papua New Guinea, samakupa shell money was a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Fascinating Shell Necklace40034 - Fascinating Shell Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40034 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Fascinating Shell Necklace Description: This fascinating shell necklace from Papua New Guinea has a
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) = 144.00
 
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Interesting Shell Necklace40035 - Interesting Shell Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40035 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Interesting Shell Necklace Description: Another interesting shell necklace from the Sepik River area
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Rare Bridal Cap40036 - Rare Bridal Cap
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40036 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Rare Bridal Cap Description: Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River, Latmul Tribe, ambusup,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 350.00 - 800.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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Asmat Trade Axe40037 - Asmat Trade Axe
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40037 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Asmat Trade Axe Description: A fine example of a trade axe of the Asmat Tribe of Irian Jaya and wor
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Estimate : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) = 96.00
 
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Bat Bone Belt40038 - Bat Bone Belt
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40038 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Bat Bone Belt Description: A bat bone belt of the Dani Tribe, Irian Jaya; a shaman's artifact. It w
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Estimate : 350.00 - 650.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) = 96.00
 
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Asmat Nose Ornaments40039 - Asmat Nose Ornaments
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40039 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Asmat Nose Ornaments Description: A pair of Asmat Tribe bipanes, large curved shell nose ornaments.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) = 36.00
 
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Bride Price Glass Ring40040 - Bride Price Glass Ring
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40040 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Bride Price Glass Ring Description: Translucent blue-green glass rings, some ancient, were used as b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (80.00 + 16.00) = 96.00
 
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Dimbo Money Earrings40041 - Dimbo Money Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40041 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Dimbo Money Earrings Description: On Waropen Island off the northwest coast of Irian Jaya, 13th-cent
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Asm]at Salt Packet40042 - Asm]at Salt Packet
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40042 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Asm]at Salt Packet Description: Asmat, Lani Culture area, Western Dani, Highlands of Papua (Irian Ja
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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Star Stone Money40043 - Star Stone Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40043 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Star Stone Money Description: In Irian Jaya, The most specific objects used are quartz cry
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 600.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Melon Bead Collection40044 - Melon Bead Collection
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40044 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Melon Bead Collection Description: Melon beads were made as early as the 16th century and traded acr
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Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Bride Price Armband40045 - Bride Price Armband
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40045 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Bride Price Armband Description: Shell armbands called abaquaro were used in exchange and as part o
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Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold for (250.00 + 50.00) = 300.00
 
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Poata Shell Ring Currency40046 - Poata Shell Ring Currency
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40046 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Poata Shell Ring Currency Description: Another traditional currency of the Solomon Islands was the a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Rare Seven-Layer Chevron Bead40047 - Rare Seven-Layer Chevron Bead
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40047 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Rare Seven-Layer Chevron Bead Description: A rare seven-layer chevron bead, made 1480-1600, used as
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 225.00 - 400.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Chinese Imitation Chevron Beads40048 - Chinese Imitation Chevron Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40048 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Chinese Imitation Chevron Beads Description: So-called "false chevron" beads were once popula...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Exotic Tibet/South Seas Bead Group40049 - Exotic Tibet/South Seas Bead Group
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40049 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Exotic Tibet/South Seas Bead Group Description: Two rare antique coral beads used in Nepal and Tibet
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Modern Bride Price Beads40050 - Modern Bride Price Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40050 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Modern Bride Price Beads Description: 7 strings of colorful modern copies of antique trade beads, al
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Colorful Bride Price Beads40051 - Colorful Bride Price Beads
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40051 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Colorful Bride Price Beads Description: Four more strings of colorful modern copies of antique trade
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Ceremonial Axe Blade Money40052 - Ceremonial Axe Blade Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40052 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Ceremonial Axe Blade Money Description: In the Trobriand Islands, large green-flecked stone ceremoni
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 225.00 - 400.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Kiriwina Island Bundle Money, Tool40053 - Kiriwina Island Bundle Money, Tool
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40053 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Kiriwina Island Bundle Money, Tool Description: On Kiriwina Island, Trobriand Islands, the women scr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 260.00 - 475.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Alligator Head Sakusaku40054 - Alligator Head Sakusaku
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40054 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Alligator Head Sakusaku Description: Among the items exchanged in the kula ring are sakusakus, finia
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Kula Ring Sakusaku40055 - Kula Ring Sakusaku
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40055 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Kula Ring Sakusaku Description: Another beautifully-carved sakusaku, from the Trobriand Islands, is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Strange Ceremonial Club40056 - Strange Ceremonial Club
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40056 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Strange Ceremonial Club Description: In New Caledonia, dumbbell-like clubs one end exposed,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Three-Fathom Diwarra Coil40057 - Three-Fathom Diwarra Coil
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40057 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Three-Fathom Diwarra Coil Description: Strings of nassa shells, called diwarra, had no value other t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Dog Teeth Necklace40058 - Dog Teeth Necklace
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40058 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Dog Teeth Necklace Description: A necklace of about 110 dog teeth, strung on rattan, as used as mone
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Mounted Brass Earrings40059 - Mounted Brass Earrings
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40059 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Mounted Brass Earrings Description: Two pairs of brass spiral earrings from the Philippines, mounted
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 325.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) = 24.00
 
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Solomon Islands Earplug40060 - Solomon Islands Earplug
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40060 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Solomon Islands Earplug Description: An earplug from the Solomon Islands. Illustrated in NNP edition
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.00) = 24.00
 
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Heavy Silver Earring40061 - Heavy Silver Earring
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40061 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Heavy Silver Earring Description: A huge, heavy, silver earring as worn by Karo Batak women of Sumat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Feather Coil Money Tools!40062 - Feather Coil Money Tools!
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40062 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Feather Coil Money Tools! Description: Among the many great rarities in this auction, this is probab
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold for (260.00 + 52.00) = 312.00
 
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Fish hook Money40063 - Fish hook Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40063 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Fish hook Money Description: In Guadalcanal, and Marshall and Ellis Islands, fish hooks were made f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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Marshall Islands Fish Hook40064 - Marshall Islands Fish Hook
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40064 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Marshall Islands Fish Hook Description: This fish hook, from the Marshall Islands, is entirely of sh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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Flying Fox Ear Fur40065 - Flying Fox Ear Fur
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40065 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Flying Fox Ear Fur Description: In New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands, fur from under the ears of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.00) = 36.00
 
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Alor Island Gong40066 - Alor Island Gong
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40066 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Alor Island Gong Description: A fine gong from Alor Island; they formed part of bride price and dowr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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Clam Shell Ring[40067 - Clam Shell Ring[
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40067 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Clam Shell Ring[ Description: A hato ime, a clam shell ring with a concave circumference. See Opitz,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Prostitute Payment Money40068 - Prostitute Payment Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40068 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Prostitute Payment Money Description: Another clam shell ring, called a hokata, with a circular cros
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (210.00 + 42.00) = 252.00
 
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A Second Example40069 - A Second Example
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40069 Year: Denom: Header: Title: A Second Example Description: A second hokata, equally fine. See Opitz, pp. 158-59. Low Estimate: 20
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Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Carved, Painted Hornbill Beak40070 - Carved, Painted Hornbill Beak
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40070 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Carved, Painted Hornbill Beak Description: From the Trobriand Islands comes this hornbill beak, with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Plaited Coil Money40071 - Plaited Coil Money
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40071 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Plaited Coil Money Description: Natives of the Marshall Islands plaited black and white palm leaf st
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Flores Island Bride Price Pendant40072 - Flores Island Bride Price Pendant
Kagin's, Inc
Lot: 40072 Year: Denom: Header: Title: Flores Island Bride Price Pendant Description: Attractive pendants in the shape of a linked double a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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