Lot 10 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale as0569

 
Lot 10
An Old Paiwan Knife Handle, Taiwan + An Ancient Betel Mortar, probably The Philippines [2],
the knife handle has a Janus ancestor figure on both sides, the betel mortar in the form of a squatting figure holding a bowl over his head, old patina from long heavy use, a village repair with wire as seen in images, both on custom stands
L 12-13 cm
Estimate $500-700
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