This is a wonderful example of a Papua New Guinea Trobriand Massim Canoe Wave Splitter. With traditional carvings, this well used Tabuya from the prow of a an old Trobriand Island Canoe. The canoes were uniquely decorated, and colorfully painted, and were used for inter island trading, in the Kula trade areas of Papua New Guinea.
This is a very fine example and would be a wonderful addition to your home or collection. Comes on Stand Shows age and Natural wear. 45 Inches Long 30Inch Tall Back End 37 Inches Tall on Stand 2 Inches Wide.
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The item "Papua New Guinea Wave Splitter Trobriand Massim Canoe Wave Splitter" is in sale since Sunday, May 31, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in Overland Park, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.