Lot: 27

87e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure d´ancêtre féminine debout

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée - Sepik

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H: 36,5 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

wood, matt blackish brown patina, large heavy head, handle-shaped thin arms, slightly dam., minor missing parts, abrasion of paint. The head as abode of vital force is disproportionately emphasized. Such ancestor figures - just like the skulls - encorporate the deceased.