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New Guinea Carved and Painted Wood Drum

Auction:
2473
Lot:
144
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

New Guinea Carved and Painted Wood Drum, the tapered cylindrical form with deep cut scroll pattern and open animal jaws at one end, red and white pigments, (old crack bound with braided fiber), lg. 38 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess, Braid, Fiber bundle, Scroll

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