Oceanic Art - Coconut Whistles, Papua New Guinea

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Cocnut whistles
Abelam and West Sepik areas, Papua New Guinea
All are early 20th century

3" (7.6 cm) diameter, 2" (5 cm) long
Ex. Michael Hamson
The large center Abalam whistle is known as maira and was used to call out the secret voice of the tambaran spirits. The two smaller whistles are from the West Sepik area and have carved tips; all have two holes.

$225 for the group

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