Lot 164: Pair of Antique Konyak Naga Ivory Armlets
October 31, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Description: Pair of Antique Konyak Naga Ivory Armlets. Worn only by a Konyak warrior or member of the chief's clan, as regulated by tribal traditions - beautiful stain and markings, very well worn, inside and out, with smooth patina and crackling on the edges - cracking on the inside along old age lines, to within half of the thickness of the ivory - 3.25" (8 cm) and 2.5" (6 cm)diameters, 2" to 2 3/8" (5, 6 cm) wide, 3/4" (2 cm) thickness.