Oceanic Art - Lime spatula, Massim, Papua New Guinea

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Lime spatula
Massim people, Papua New Guinea
Hardwood, lime infill
19" (48 cm) high

The slight torque of the upper half of this precisely carved lime spatula provides visual intrigue from every angle.
Provenance: Harry Beran, Australia; John Friede, New York
Early 20th century



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