Two Fish Hooks - Marshall Islands, Micronesia

Two fine Marshall Islands fish hooks. Note the unusual and intentional slant of the tip on the larger hook. The smaller hook bears an old label reading "Shell fish hook. Samoan Islands. 1825. Capt. Jones to U.J.G."

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Note: hook on right is SOLD

192a - Left - 12 cm
192b - Right - 9 cm

Mother-of-pearl, hibiscus fibre
Left- ex private North East collection; Right - ex private California collection
#192
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