Painted Wood Board, Gope, Turama River, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, fully standing figure, carved in relief with the neck and head outlined from the torso, traces of pigments, with a letter describing the board from Douglas Newton attached to the rear, (age crack and surface loss), lg. 61 in.
Provenance: Collection of Nina and Harry N. Abrams, New York City.
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