Sepik River Figure
Lot 258
Manam Islands Figural Canoe Implement, Ramu River Papua New Guinea
US$ 15,000 - 20,000
€11,000 - 14,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
Manam Islands Figural Canoe Implement, Ramu River Papua New Guinea
height 13 1/2in (34.2cm)
Wood, pigments

Provenance:
Joseph Herman, New York
Kevin Conru, Brussels
Private Collection, New York

This work is probably part of a large ocean-going canoe due to its swept back posture and the rectangular hole at the base of the figure. (Michael Hamson, personal correspondence).

Considerably aged surface patina with encrustations
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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