New Guinea Sepik Charm Figure

14341. New Guinea Sepik Charm Figure

Lower Sepik River Region, Circa 19th to 20th Century AD

Ancestor or spirit figure standing with hands resting on hips, pointed phallus, strongly outlined legs beneath, and ovoid head with median ridge along forehead, relief eyes, and beak-like nose below. Dark brown mellow patina, surface worn, some detail lost, and deposits in crevices. Size: 9-1/4 in H. (23.5cm) + custom base.
Provenance: Thomas D. Slater collection, TX., acquired 1980s.

Original Price: $895

Special Price: $795


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