Fine Old Carved Canoe Prow, Murik Lakes, PNG, Papua New Guinea, Oceanic
Filed collected this is a wonderful very old (see holes at side of prow) weathered hand carved wooden Canoe Prow from the Murik Lakes region, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea. These canoes are hollowed from a single massive log, were also used for trading and fishing expeditions. Although canoes are no longer used in warfare, contemporary carvers continue to make large canoes for use in trade and general transportation. Mid to early 19th century. Pre post weight 2.8kg.
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Pictures make up part of the description. The item "Fine Old Carved Canoe Prow, Murik Lakes, PNG, Papua New Guinea, Oceanic" is in sale since Friday, February 12, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bubble_artefacts" and is located in Wurtulla, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Originating Region: Papua New Guinea
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Provenance: Murik Lakes
- Product Type: Carvings