Oceanic Art - Bone Lime Spatula, Wosera, East Sepik

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Lime spatula
Wosera, East Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Cassowary bone
Early 20th century

13.25" (33.6 cm) high

A thin cassowary bone lime spatula is carved with geometric motifs that terminate in a stylized bird head; a hole for attachment is pierced in the lower jaw area. There is a collection number, C715, affixed to the upper shaft.


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