13119. New Guinea Sepik Adornment or Charm Figure
Lower Sepik River Region, Circa 19th to 20th Century AD
Carved with large head surmounted with an impressive six-tiered conical coif representing the initiated mans headdress. The face with oval, down slanted concentric eyes, an extended pointed nose, which connects to the figures abdomen just above the penis. Hands at sides resting on strongly carved legs. Losses to base area.