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A FINE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS STONE MORTAR

Currency:AUD Category:Antiques Start Price:100.00 AUD Estimated At:200.00 - 400.00 AUD
A FINE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS STONE MORTAR
A FINE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS STONE MORTARthe circular section deep bowl with remnant black pigment to outer lip, old encrustations, PNG, 17cm
Provenance: from an Australian collection Note: these prehistoric bowls are used in the central highlands of New Guinea for magic rituals