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Taino Bone Implement (duplicate)
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An exquisite Taino curved manatee bone purging (vomit) stick. Used in the Cohoba Ritual. Attenuated and tapering at the tips. Boldly carved with the highly stylized alligator and coffee bean-shaped eyes. Incised symbolic motifs along the carved spatula. Measures 12.5 in Length (31.75 cm.) Extraordinary size and in Choice condition.
Dominican Republic 1000-1500 AD.
View Image 6. "The Cohoba Ritual"
Ref. Christie's Sale 1837 Pre-Columbian Art, May 23, 2007. Price Realized $13,200.


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