Lot: 9

Rare massue de combat en forme de marteau

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée - Province des Hautes-Terres orientales, région de Wonenara ou Marawaka, Anga

Provenance Taille Adjugé
Leo Fleischmann, Sydney, Australia
Anthony JP Meyer, Paris, France
John & Marcia Friede, Rye, USA
John Friede, with his wife, Marcia, assembled over decades the Jolika Collection, which is named in honor of their three children, John, Lisa, and Karen. More than 300 works from their holdings are now part of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s permanent collection housed at the de Young.
L: 79,5 cm Vendu

wood, handwritten collection no. "LF/C 99"

Friede, John et. al. (ed.), "New Guinea Highlands, Art from the Jolika Collection", New York 2017, p. 220, fig. 10.32 C