Palm Wood Haft Spear with Obsidian Blade

Admiralty Islands, Melanesia

Date:  19th to early 20th century

Length:  78 in. (198.1 cm) overall (not pictured in full), 12 in. (30.5 cm) carving (pictured below)

Price:  $1,800

Carving of human consumed by crocodile, native pigments.  Original condition, tip of blade partially missing, typical wear patina, minor loss at ear pendants.

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