Important ancestor figure, Solomon Islands
Roviana Lagoon, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, 19th century
Wood, mother-of-pearl, human hair, Parinarium nut, red pigment, nail
Height : 56,5 cm
Provenance : ex. Dartha Speyer, Paris
For a similar very early example with arms sculpted separetely then attached to the body, see Kevin Conru, Trésors des Iles Salomons, fig. 11a-c, p. 28-29.
Price : on request