Lot: 54

91e vente aux enchères Tribal Art

Figure masculine debout

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée - Moyen Sepik, Iatmul

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
H: 83,5 cm 5000 EUR
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wood, pigment remains, cowry shells, the back of the head carved with a crocodile, base Figures represent certain founding ancestors or cultural heroes, but various spirit beings as well. The transition above all regarding ancestor figures is fluent, for real ancestors are kept in reminiscence just for a few generations and become "anonymous" lateron.