Sepik River, papua, New Guinea, 19th century
Wood, black pigment
Height : 21,5 cm
Provenance : Private collection, Germany
Voyageur et Curieux, Paris
Publication : "KunstKammer"
(M. Doustar, 2017), n°47
The figure presents a large fierce-looking head and a powerful torso well seated on strong legs, slightly squatting. The black crusty patina, thick and cracked on the back of the figure, suggests a considerable age.
Price on request