Sepik Female Ancestor Figure, New Guinea
Lot 256
Sepik River Female Ancestor Figure, Papua New Guinea
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
€2,200 - 3,600
Auction Details
Lot Details
Sepik River Female Ancestor Figure, Papua New Guinea
height 13 3/4in (35cm)
Wood, red pigment

Provenance:
Chris Boylan, Australia
Michael Evans, France
Private Collection, New York

The standing figure is highlighted with concentric designs on the buttocks and chest, and zigzag band decorations around the neck, the arms and below the knees; fine encrusted patina highlighted with red pigment.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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