HUON GULF, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
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BETAL NUT MORTAR

HUON GULF, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

carved hardwood

19.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 – 2,000
Provenance

John Thomas Wise, Hobart, c.1900s
Thence by descent
Private collection, Tasmania (grandson of John Thomas Wise)
Private collection, Tasmania, acquired from the above c.2000
Private collection, Queensland