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Lime container

A Latmul container with limestick.

The stick carved as Cassowary bird itself.

The cassowary was an extremely important creature associated

with initiation and creation myths.

The bamboo container incised with traditional motifs.

Old break in the stick glued.

ref: Wardwell - Island Ancestors 

 

Bamboo - Cassowarybone

 

East Sepik  half 20th century

Size total( including stick) : 42 cm.

Tube : 33 cm

€ 395 ,- 

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