Kenayapu Lime Spatula

Kenayapu lime spatula

Object Type: Status spatula

Locality: Trobriand island northern Massim Papua New Guinea

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1920

Height: 70 cm

Material: King Ebony

Description: This extremely long spatula is described by Harry Beran as a Kenayapu spatula. It comes from the Trobriand Islands was reserved for chiefly use. Some pieces of oceanic Art are even more wonderful in the hand. This is one of those pieces as it has a lovely balance silky smooth black patina and is lovely to play with. Very three-dimensional.

Originally from the David Baker collection

Price: $3800 AUD

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