FOUR IBAN BONE IMPLEMENTS

FOUR IBAN BONE IMPLEMENTS
Sarawak, Malaysia

13 to 16.5 cm. long

Cf. Blehaut, J-F., "Iban Baskets, Kuala Lumpur", N.D., p.27, fig 11. According to the author, such implements, called "sulat", are used by basket makers and cloth weavers for a variety of purposes such as tightening or undoing plaiting. The author points out that they are often incorrectly described as hairpins in the antique trade.

Lot 30 Dα

Estimate:
500 € - 800 €

Result:
496 €