๐Ÿ’€Solomon Islands Skull Hut๐Ÿ’€ One of the finest examples of a Solomon Islands skull reliquary hut Iโ€™ve ever seen. This hut contains the skull of a very important ancestor. Inside it is filled with ancillary shrine pieces such as tridacna shell ring currency, whales teeth, alligator teeth, Barava carvings and a clay trade pipe used by the ancestor in life. This hut is made of wood and is coated in black parinarium nut paste (a common natural hardening adhesive that was used in the Solomons). These skull huts were typically stored in nearby caves or half open shed huts. They were typically mounted on a post up off the ground. This skull hut is pre WW2 around the turn of the century. This piece was collected by Kevin Conru near Chea village in the Marovo lagoon on Vangunu island in the Solomons. It is part of the catalogued and published Kevin Conru collection catalogue number CS12. It is published in the book โ€œSolomon Islands Artโ€. Remaining in Kevinโ€™s personal collection for many years, I acquired this piece just before It was being taken to be showcased (and probably sold) at Parcours Des Mondes 2018. This is an absolute dream piece to add to the Karlin Collection.๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐ŸŒด . . . . #solomonislands #skullhut #skullhouse #kosa #solomonislandskull #tribalart #parcoursdesmondes #kevinconru #oceania #oceanicart #melanesia #melanesian #primitiveart #bruneaf #tribaltattoo #skull #humanskull #worldtravel #architecturephotography #tattoo #dayakskull #shrunkenhead #conrucollection #artcollector #tribalartcollector #karlincollection
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(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-15 19:48:03

@darwin.and.wallace.store Thank you! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ’€๐ŸŒด

Wow thatโ€™s truly phenomenal!

cymbahthecat
(@cymbahthecat)
2018-09-14 08:58:22

Very cool

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-10 18:04:50

@jeromefhamlin Thank you my friend ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป

Jerome F Hamlin
(@jeromefhamlin)
2018-09-10 17:53:14

A very fine one!

Wow!!!!. That's just totally incredible!!๐Ÿ˜ฒ

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-09 13:40:23

@thecollectoroddities Thanks Brandon! ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Very nice piece. The skull is amazing!

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-09 09:15:17

@nevertoldjack Thank you Jack ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ’€๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ’€๐ŸŒด

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-09 09:14:56

@strachanian Yeah! The timing was insane, all happened working 4 days. Thank you Ian!

Ian Strachan
(@strachanian)
2018-09-09 04:31:23

Nice grab, getting this before Parcours, and one heck of an addition! ๐Ÿ–ค

Jack Bennett
(@nevertoldjack)
2018-09-09 02:17:00

Absolutely magnificent as always. Top notch!

(@sacredaviary)
2018-09-09 01:39:16

Amazing piece

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-09 01:06:42

@skulls_and_death_things Thank you Ronnie!

Nice Jeff ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿปโค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜

A*
(@nightyo_o)
2018-09-09 00:19:59

@king_of_the_creatures its called an addiction ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-09 00:19:02

@rikreinking ๐Ÿ˜‰๐ŸŒ‹๐Ÿ’€๐ŸŒด๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿป๐Ÿ”ฅ

Rik Reinking
(@rikreinking)
2018-09-09 00:18:16

๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

(@king_of_the_creatures)
2018-09-08 23:54:05

@nightyo_o It is pretty damn impressive! Itโ€™s got an amazing presence in person, very powerful. It really is the finest example Iโ€™ve seen offered for sale, I had to have it!

A*
(@nightyo_o)
2018-09-08 23:50:54

Thats a great hut! Outstands that other one dam bro โค๏ธ