This lovely example was collected on Kirawina Islands near the Trobriands and has a good Patina on the handle from use. The white mark on one side of the handle is actually insect damage exposing the light coloured wood.
These are a hard to come by artwork and display beautifully. Grab it fast before it gets spotted by a dealer.The item "Old Massim Dance Paddle Papua New Guinea" is in sale since Wednesday, March 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "archipelagoarts" and is located in Riverton, WA. This item can be shipped worldwide.