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Circa 19th C. Solomon Island Trolling Lure Mother Of Pearl with Turtle Shell Carved Hook

Solomon Island Trolling Lure Mother Of Pearl with Turtle Shell Carved Hook
Year: approx. 19th c. 
The body of the lure is made of Mother of Peal, with a hand carved turtle shell hook held in place by nature fiber binding cord. 
A beautiful example of the Solomon Island native fishing lures. The island is close to Papua New Guinea. 

Size: 3 1/4" long 
Condition:  very fine example of these hand made lures of the 19th c. Please see the images for more details 

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NOTE:
The price listed is for US. If you are an overseas buyer please email me your shipping address before purchase to get a shipping quote. 

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