New Guinea Highlands Oil Gourd

Object Type: Oil Gourd

Locality: Yalibu New Guinea Highlands

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1940

Dimensions: 24cm X 23cm X 23 cm

Description: This Ancient Oil Pot comes from Yalibu in the southern highlands. It has a thick smoke encrusted patina, which is so dense it is almost a growth over the gourd. This very simple utilitarian object has a wonderful organic feel to it

Price: $950 AUD

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