Ebony Wood Tribal Oceanic Art Hand Carved Rock Fish with Mother Pearl
Melanesian Massim Trobriand Ebony Oceanic Art Hand Carved Rock sFish .
It is inlaid with rounds of mother of pearl and the eyes are the shell closure, Operculum, for the Gold Mouth Turban shell. It measures 6.5" long x 4.5" x 2.14" deep.
It is a very dense heavy hardwood. The Trobriand Islands are in the Solomon Sea near New Guinea.