Lot: 45

Tête "malagan"

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée - Archipel Bismarck - Nouvelle Irlande

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Wolfgang Panzer, Heidelberg/Mainz, Germany, collected in situ (1931)
Georg Elwert, Berlin, Germany (1993)
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 17 September 2011, lot 71
Dutch Collection
H: 32 cm 5000 EUR / 10000 EUR

light-weighted wood, lime, red and black pigment, shell inlay, coiffure from blackish mass with inserted wooden splinters (now missing), ornamentally painted, plug-shaped projection, slightly dam., minor missing parts, cracks, rep. (left eye), paint rubbed off, base