Lot 174A: A fine Huon Gulf carving, New Guinea

A fine Huon Gulf carving, New Guinea. Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea H:13". The figure carved from a dense wood depicting a figure in classical Huon/Tami style with large headdress and elongated face with inset eyes, the figure kneeling with incising to the body. At the back, a crocodile climbing the back of the kneeling figure. Ex. Maine private collection, by descent


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