Basalaki Lime Spatula

Object Type: Guardian Spatula

Locality: Basalaki Island Southern Massim Papua New Guinea

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1920

Height: 33 cm

Description: This Extremely unusual spatula comes from Basilaki Island in the Southern Massim and has an almost Easter Island feel with it. The previous owner explained to my field assistant that it was not a spatula for chewing lime but used to protect the house from sorcery. It has a worn black glossy patina.

Price: $6500 AUD

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