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March 14, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Sepik River Flute Stopper Figure

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Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2791BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 14, 2015 10:00AM


Sepik River Flute Stopper Figure, Mundugamor, Yuat River, New Guinea, stylized human figure with fiber attachments, blackened surface, cowrie shell eyes, ht. 20 1/2 in.

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

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Guinea, Yuat River, Lillian Fortess, Leo Fortess