Carved Abelam Ceremonial Coconut Cup Papua New Guinea Oceanic Art Tribal Art  
  Abelam Coconut Cup Papua New Guinea Oceanic Art Tribal Art  
  Carved Abelam Ceremonial Coconut Cup Papua New Guinea Oceanic Art Tribal Art  
     
     
     
 
   
ITEM NO:
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DESCRIPTION: ABELAM ETCHED COCONUT SPOON / CUP
   
  A beautiful old etched coconut shell that has been used by the Abelam people as a spoon or cup.
 
Detailed etchings cover the entire upper section that displays a rich patina from ongoing use.
 
Cups such as this were used especially during ceremonies and are now rare articles.
 
 
   
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LOCATION:
Abelam, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region