Lot 370: Tall Carved Female Ancestral Figure, New Guinea

Tall Carved Female Ancestral Figure, wing shaped head covering with bird carved in back, cowrie bead eyes, broad pierced nose with hanging bone and seed pods hanging from vegetable fibers, pointy ears pierced with vegetable fibers and seed pods, vegetable fibers in the form a skirt, approximately 5' tall, Chambri Lakes area, Sepik River, Papua, New Guinea. Has original shipping label from 1960's. Provenance: A Cape Cod collection. Estimate $500-800

Price Realized: $300

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