Lime Spatula
Massim region, Milne Bay Province, PNG
Previous collection: Irwin Hersey, NYC

This spatula is surmounted with a very finely carved squatting figure, with scrolled limbs. The hands and legs show stylized bird heads. It is carved from a hard, dense wood and has a dark patina. There is an old faded inventory number painted on the spatula, which appears to be 1218.

Height on custom stand is 12.75 inches.