A fine Mentawai wooden boat paddle
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Pre 1960: item # 1207601
Please refer to our stock # M332 P when inquiring.
michael cichon tribal arts
P.O. Box 5919
Bradenton, FL 34281
Price and further provenance on request
|The elegant, hardwood example with ridged spade form paddle section. The shaft is finely incised with simple designs and the end handle has the typical, delicate and thin, U-shaped form found on these monoxylous objects. Showing a fine, varied and shiny, medium brown, aged patina. Collected in the 1970's by a Belgian couple. Custom steel mount. Rare item. 65.25"L x 6"W, maximum.|