Massim mortar and pestle

Massim mortar and pestle

Object Type: Mortar and pestle

Locality: Trobriand islands Papua New Guinea

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1920

Height: 16 cm

Description: This wonderful Mortar and Pestle come from the Trobriand Islands. The mortar is clearly made to look like a canoe complete with canoe prows while the pestle is the passenger. Great dark chocolate patina and made from ebony. 

 

Price: $1800 AUD

 

 

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