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Arms, Armour, Asian and Ethnographic Antiques

Papua New Guinea, 20th Century Spirit Figure

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Start price: $100

Estimated price: $300 - $450

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Tall PNG spirit figure carved out of wood with pigment, cowrie shells, fiber, fur and feathers. The spirit figure appears to be leaned against a painted stool, with his phallus exposed and painted. The face is beautifully painted and detailed in red, white and brown pigment throughout. Size 24" H

Condition: As-is with losses to fur and pigment, pitting and minor losses to wood commensurate with age.