Pair of paddles, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Islands,... - Lot 17 - Giquello

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Pair of paddles, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Islands,... - Lot 17 - Giquello
Pair of paddles, Santa Cruz Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Archipelago Wood H. 177 and 165 cm This pair of paddles from the Solomon Archipelago (Santa Cruz Islands, Para-Polynesia) features carved and stylized representations of fish (bonito) on the front, meeting at a central rib with elaborate decoration. Old breaks and various wear marks underline the prolonged use and age of these fine examples of paddles. Condition report: The largest paddle is broken at the top, with a small break and crack at the bottom.
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