A Sepik River, Murik lakes, wood, fiber and coconut shell spoon, Papua New Guinea  height 24 1/2in
Lot 46
Ceremonial Spoon, Sepik River, Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea
Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
A Murik Islands Wood, Fiber and Coconut Shell Spoon
Lot Details
Ceremonial Spoon, Sepik River, Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea
height 24 1/2in (62.3cm)
finely constructed of wood, fiber and coconut shell, the handle intricately carved with five stacked faces below a lizard, ending with a reptilian head at the tip.

Provenance:
Private American Collection
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