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Melanesian Polychrome Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2376
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2376
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 23, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Melanesian Polychrome Carved Wood Female Figure, Admiralty Islands, c. first quarter 20th century, the standing form with slightly bent knees, arms away from the sides, with remnant of long elaborate headdress attached at the rear, carved geometric decoration with black, red, and white pigments, (wood loss), ht. 17 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Admiralty Islands, Knee, Polychrome

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