This is a Beautifully Carved Wood Paddle Top from the April River, Papua New Guinea. This paddle top is ornately carved with cassowary bird designs on the inside. For many native people, cassowaries are full of legends and mystical powers.
Some tribes believe that cassowaries are reincarnations of female ancestors, while others believe that the cassowary is the primal mother. This is a beautiful paddle top that would be a wonderful addition to your collection or home, Mid-20th century COMES ON A STAND Shows age and Natural Wear 32.5 Inches Tall 2 1/4 Wide Paddle Top 1 x 1 Handle AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. WE CAN PROVIDE REFERENCES FOR ALL ARTIFACTS THAT WE SELL TOWARD THEIR AUTHENTICITY.YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. The item "Papua New Guinea Paddle Top Ornately Carved Wood April River Canoe Paddle" is in sale since Sunday, May 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas.
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