Engraved Pearlshell by L. J. Sampi

Early engraved pearlshell by L J Sampi carved in broome Western Australia

Object type: Engraved Pearlshell

Locality: Broome Kimberley Western Australia

Artist: L.J. Sampi

Circa: 1970

Length: 18 cm

Description:

Sampi along with Joel Butcher were pioneer artists in engraving pearlshell for sale as art in there own right. This object is not for traditional use but is an important piece of aboriginal artistic heritage

Price: SOLD

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