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Lot 0029
  • 21 Trobrian Islands splash board with original prau.
  • Date: Early 20th century.
  • Origin: Trobrian Islands
  • Size: 31 1/2"x22"
  • 32" high The large splashboards enclose the ends of the canoe and are known as lagim. The asymmetrical design of the lagim provides a greater overhang on the outrigger giving protection from spray. The painted carvings signify prayers for safe voyages and protection from evil. 

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  • Location: This item ships from New Mexico

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  • Condition

    condition - shows wear consistent with age as shown in photo.

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    Trobrian Islands Splash Board With Original Prau

    Estimate $1,000 - $1,200Aug 8, 2018
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    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #18139 in New Mexico
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