Betel MORTAR - Papua - New Guinea - First half of the 20th century

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    MORTAR in betel
    Papua - New Guinea
    First half of the 20th century
    Wood, pigments
    H.: 13.3; Long. 8; L.: 6.6 cm

    Two zoomorphic figures with long noses and engraved with geometric motifs, resting on a slightly domed base, support a cup.
    Two other sculpted zoomorphic figures are at two ends of the mortar.
    Red ocher pigments are incorporated into the carvings.

    Ref. : 4351

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    Ref: O95SKPE5HW

    Condition Very good
    Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Common and rituals objects of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Oceanic Common and rituals objects 20th century)
    Country of origin Papua New Guinea
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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