The tribes of the New Guinea Jungle revere the crocodile and as such carve them on the front of their dugout canoes. This was sawn off from one such canoe.
Acquired in Cairns, Queensland Australia in November 1987. Brought there by a missionary who acquired a few items. Believed to be about 65 years old. Pictures describe this item as this is the actual item you will receive. Close-up of the carved crocodile head prow on the Sepik River dugout canoe.
The item "Crocodile Canoe Prow Papua New Guinea Tanmanum Tribe Hand Carved Sepik River" is in sale since Friday, February 5, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "kteaco" and is located in Center Line, Michigan.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.