Joe Loux. | Massim Lime Spatula, Currency Holder (Gabaela or ‘Nga)
Joe Loux buys and sells museum quality art from Papua New Guinea, including art of the Massim region. Joe Loux buys and sells Oceanic and tribal art.
Tribal art, Oceanic art, ethnic jewelry, Southeast Asian art, tribal shields, Indonesian, art, New Guinea art, Indian gold, Polynesian clubs, Nepal tribal art, tribal textiles, Southwest Chinese art, Moroccan textiles, Pyu gold, Ainu textiles, Yi objects, ancient gold, Inuit art, Paiwan, ancient beads, Nepal mask, tribal figures
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Massim Lime Spatula, Currency Holder (Gabaela or ‘Nga).

Spatula
Massim region, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Late 19th century
9″ (l) x 7 1/2″ (w) x 3/4″ (d)
Lime spatulas are used in many parts of Southeast Asia and the western Pacific. For a similar example, and more information, see the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s example here.
Price on request

Date

11 June 2021

Category

recent acquisitions, sculpture