Cordys

NG West Papua. Baliem River

Estimate: $160 - $260


Lot Description

NG West Papua. Baliem River, Grand Valley stone wealth object (je stone), the Dani People. These stones are wealth objects as well as sacred objects of slate. They function as bride price, in addition to their use in important commercial transactions. Some are also regarded as sacred objects and used in ceremonies of birth, initiation, death etc