Illustration principale
Overmodeled skull, Iatmul
Iatmul, Middle Sepik, Papua-New-Guinea, early 20th century

Human skull and hair, clay, vegetal oil, shell, pigments, mother-of-pearl, beads, straw

Height : 18 cm

Provenance : Francois Coppens, Bruxelles
collection Karim Grusenmeyer, Ghent

Publication : Golgotha (M.Doustar, 2014), n°16
A very comparable skull of small size, with a tight mouth, a slightly aquiline nose and a similar nose ornament is in the collection of the Musée Barbier-Mueller (cf. NEWTON, Arts des Mers du Sud, 1998, p. 201, n° 20)
price : on request
Illustration secondaire