Authentic Papua New Guinea Asmat Adze, Mens head is on the top. Nicely decorated with shells, beads and straw. Stone is embedded in the wood.Height: 43 cm/16,9 inches. Width : 7 cm/ 2,8 inches.
Material: local wood, stone, shells, beads, string, fibre. Any artifact from Papua New Guinea, whether it be a bone dagger or an intricately carved spirit figure, still fairly accurately symbolizes. A living part of the cultural background from which it originates.
This unique artefact comes from our Papua New Guinea collection of primitiv masks, storyboards, shields and. Statues collected by my husband, a passionate traveller and art collector, in Papua New Guinea in the period 1960s. The item "Asmat Ritual Stone Adze, Papua New Guinea, Irian Jaya" is in sale since Sunday, March 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "ashantegirl" and is located in Bratislava.
This item can be shipped worldwide.