AK01 Sharktooth Sword Gilbert & Ellice Kiribati


Item #                 .AK01

Description      .Sharktooth Sword from the Gilbert & Ellice Islands presented by a tribal village to Commissioner P. Karouvic who was with the British High Commission in the islands in the 1950’s. Shaft is made from coconut wood and the teeth are from a Tiger Shark. Shark Teeth are drilled and secured with coconut fibre twine in the traditional way not like later examples.

Size                       .93cm (36 1/2″) o/a

Price                    SOLD 

Out of stock

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