Huon Gulf betelnut mortar

Object Type: Betelnut Mortar

Locality: Siaasi Island Papua New Guinea

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1940

Height: 21 cm

Description: This old betel nut mortar is dominated by a powerful malevolent female figure in a classic kneeling pose typical of figures from the Huon Gulf. It has extensive wear from generations of use and clearly marked sex.

Price: $2800 AUD

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