Lower Sepik River Region, PNG
Dr. Edmund Muller
Part of a private collection assembled in the 1930's.
This fine ancestor figure is a great example of early PNG art. Carved
from hard wood; this figure shows great inventiveness with its oversized
head relative to its tightly sculpted “ normal “ sized body.
The patina is deep and varied. A “ tan line “ can be seen
from where this figure at one point had a fiber skirt attached. In excellent
This figure stands 20 inches tall.
SOLD / IN 310