Lime Spatula

Massim

Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

12" tall by 2" wide

DESCRIPTION

A fine old Massim lime spatial with an unusual rectangular shape. Within the straight line outer boarders there are finely carved details of abstracted sitting figures and multiple bird heads that are enhanced with white kaolin. The piece shows good wear and patina from age and use. Mounted on a custom metal base.

CONDITION

Fine condition with a good patina from age and use.

Provenance

Previously in the collection of Todd Barlin, Australia

DATE

Early 20th century

Dimensions

12" tall by 2" wide

PRICE

750.00

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