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New Guinea Carved Wood Drum

Auction:
2473
Lot:
142
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

New Guinea Carved Wood Drum, Sepik River, the cylindrical waisted form with stylized crocodile mouth pattern, two-headed handle, lizard skin head, traces of pigment, lg. 21 1/2 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

lizard skin head, Sepik River, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess, Crocodile, Languages of Papua New Guinea, Sepik

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