Kenayapu Lime Spatula
Object Type: Status spatula
Locality: Trobriand island northern Massim Papua New Guinea
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