Siassi Island Betelnut mortar
Siassi Island Betelnut mortar from the Huon Gulf Papua New Guinea for sale
Object Type: Betelnut mortar
Locality: Western Siassi island Huon Gulf Papua New Guinea
Description: This quirky old Siassi island betelnut mortar was field collected in around 2008. It has been used and has a good patina. there is still betelnut residue in the bowl Huon Gulf figurative betelnut mortars come in such an imaginative array they are I believe an under-appreciated form of oceanic art.
Price: $900 AUD