Sepik River or Lower Ramu River Mask, Papua New Guinea
Lot 207
Sepik River or Lower Ramu River Mask, Papua New Guinea
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sepik River or Lower Ramu River Mask, Papua New Guinea
height 13 1/2 in (34.5cm)
the oval face mask with nose and eye orbital area outlined with a shallow raised ridge, the hooked
nose touching the face above the round diminutive puckered mouth, margins perforated for attachment of body costume or raffia, the eye orbits with blue pigment.

Provenance:
Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, (J.C. #25367)
Jack and Constance Wallinga, Minneapolis, acquired from the above in 1961

Exhibited:
St. Paul Science Museum, October, 1968
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