Humboldt Carving Chisel

Humboldt Bay

Papua New Guinea

L28cm

DESCRIPTION

A beautifully worked carving representing a drum featuring a stylised carved lizard ancestor figure as the handle. Made from an old broken harpoon which was then used to create the handle for this chisel.

CONDITION

 Wear attributable to age and use


Provenance

UK coll

DATE

Early 20th Century

Dimensions

L28cm

PRICE

1000

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