Two Marquesas Artifacts Bone Ivi Po'o & Conch Shell Trumpet - Fresh Estate Finds For Sale

TWO MARQUESAS ARTIFACTS Bone Ivi Po'o & Conch Shell Trumpet

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  • About Ivi Po'o (Museum of New Zealand Website):"This ivi po'o (small bone cylinder) comes from the Marquesas Islands. Ivi po'o are a form of personal adornment that could be plain or intricately decorated.Tiki ivi po'o are believed to represent ancestral deities.Tiki ivi po'o were popular adornments. People wore them around their necks on cord or in their hair. They also attached them to all manner of objects to decorate them. They were tied to shell trumpets and incorporated into the design of fan handles and other treasured household items."
  • About Conch Shell Trumpets (Wikipedia):"Conch, orconque, is amusical instrument, awind instrumentthat is made from aseashell, the shell of one of several different kinds of very large seasnail. These instruments are sometimes referred to as "shell large marinegastropodsare prepared by cutting a hole in thespireof the shell near theapex, and then blowing into the shell as if it were a trumpet, as inblowing horn. Sometimes amouthpieceis used, but some shell trumpets are blown without one.Various species of large marinegastropod shellscan be turned into "blowing shells", but some of the best-known species are: the sacred chank orshankhaTurbinella pyrum, the "Triton's trumpet"Charonia tritonis, and theQueen ConchStrombus gigas."
  • Ivi Po'o 1 1/2" x 1" inches
  • Conch Trumpet 12" x 6" x 5" inches
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