Ramu, Lower Sepik PNG
Previous Collection: Alain Schoffel, Paris
Masterly carved as if in actual motion; this Ramu figure is a marvel of
Having been carved with non-metal tools this ancient example remarkably
still has its original red pigments. Its classic elongated nose and fantastic
conception of movement in the body puts this figure on a level of its
own. There is a stabilized age crack which can be seen in the photos but
in otherwise excellent condition.
This figure stands 10.5 inches tall.
SOLD / IN1010