The image, age, and quality of the carving and wood make it an exceptional object. This item was from a California Central Valley collection. Lime spatulas of the can be elegant sculptural carvings. Lime spatulas and the betel nut chewing in which they are employed are integral parts of life in New Guinea and nearby islands.
Betel chewing is part of working in the gardens, attending feasts, meeting friends, trade rituals, and making love for the people of East New Guinea and the Trobriands. This item is guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition described. The item "An Excellent Older PNG Rosewood Janus-Form Figural Lime Spatula 19 1/4 x 2w" is in sale since Monday, August 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands".The seller is "merugman" and is located in Pinole, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.