1880s important and rare early Solomon collection. Includes photo of plantation owner pre WW1 outside hut with two of the barbed & bound spears (2 & 3) in this collection.
Superb state of preservation. Beautiful tightly bound with traditional woven geometric plaited designs of yellow and red orchid fibre with woven shaft bulb still in place.
Multi fish bone & spine barbs tightly bound to shafts.
Length: 2 metres plus
US $750 each
Ulawa Beattie 593 A Fighting Man of Ahia throwing spear