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Superb tapa beater. Tonga Islands.

Tapping beater, conical handle and ends of square section widening.
The surfaces have streaks.
This object was used to beat the bark of some trees to make a fabric or tapa.
Tonga Islands.
31 cm.
In photo: an example of tapa made from a tapa beater.
This item is sold by a professional art dealer who guaranties its authenticity.

Expertized by Serge Reynes : Expert in Pre-Columbian, african and oceanian for over 20 years, Serge Reynes works as an expert in Auction Houses since 1997. Serge Reynes was as well an assessor at the "Commission de conciliation et d’expertise douanière" (Customs Arbitration and Advisory Committee) and an accredited expert in insurance companies.

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For sale
Price : 750 € Incl. VAT Premium and Taxes included
Delivery 72H : 1.00 € incl. VAT (*) Lot Location : PARIS, France
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