“Kina”, Shell Pendant.

Regular price $950.00
Sale price $950.00 Regular price


In New Guinea, “Kina” means “shell” and also means “money.” Today, in the 20th century, shell currency can still be exchanged for paper money.
Used As Adornment & Barter Currency.
Radiant Traditional Red Ochre Pigment.
Mounted on a precision solid bronze stand.

Papua New Guinea.
Circa 1900.

Sizes/Dimensions: Height On Stand: 8.50” Width: 8.25”