Oceanic Art - Lime Spatula, Massim, Papua New Guinea

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Loop-top lime spatula
Massim area, Papua New Guinea
Wood
Late 19th century

12 7/8" (32.7 cm) high

A loop-top spatula with continuous swirl designs carved around a raised central ridge. Two horzontal bands show great wear from generations of use and possess a fine glossy patina. The blade is gracefully rounded.
#4705

$1800


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