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Cult Figure, Karawari River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea


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Collection No. T-2349
Size Height 57cm
Cult Figure, Karawari River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
Cult Figure, Karawari River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea

This old and elegant form Cult Figure is from the Lower Karawari River Area in the East Sepik Province of Papua New Guinea. Carved from a single piece of hardwood the small face near the top of the figure with round concentric eyes the body area has incised designs,  the whole figure is highly curved which gives it a feeling of movement, the figure has a old patina overall and it comes with high quality custom made stand that makes the figure appear to be floating in space. Dating from the early 20th Century. The Todd Barlin Private Collection.

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