A PAIR OF SHAMBIOÁ MAN'S EAR PLUGS
Provenance: Private Swedish collection
With freshwater mother of pearl centers and nest feather radial projections, made by the Shambioa. The "x" elements in the center are painted wax. These ear plugs are frequently traded to the neighbouring Karaja.
Cf: Arts of the Amazon, Thames and Hudson, Brasil, page 95
Shambioa tribe, Mato Grosso, Brasil
Mother of pearl shell and nest feathers.
Price: € 450,-