This a genuine older piece with nice patina and wonderful intricate designs on it. The Tobacco container has been fashioned from a large bamboo trunk which is about 1 3/4" in diameter...the length is 5 1/2". Older ethnic pieces such as this are now becoming more difficult to obtain from Melanesia and the Pacific area.
At Molloy's MEGA ANTIQUES CENTRE, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand
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