Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
12" tall by 2" wide
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.
Fine condition with a good patina from age and use.
Previously in the collection of Todd Barlin, Australia