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Lower Sepik Figure, Papua New Guinea

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Lower Sepik Figure, Papua New Guinea, German colonial period ancestor charm, squatting slightly on a round base, with cut-out arms resting on the knees, the large jutting head has both ears and nose pierced as well at lug on top of the head for suspension, red ochre patina, ht. 3 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

Papua New Guinea, Sepik languages

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