Martin Doustar - Ancient & Tribal Art
Illustration principale
overmodeled skull, Iatmul
Iatmul, Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea, 19th century

Human hair and skull, clay, vegetal oil, rattan, pigments, shell
Height : 20 cm

Provenance : Loed Van Bussel, Amsterdam
Kevin Conru, Brussels

Publication : Golgotha (M. Doustar, 2014), n°14

This impressive overmodeled skull of considerable age has a thick crusty patina resulting from the multiple layers of pigments received over the years, and of its continuous use in a ceremonial context.
Price : on request
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