14517. New Guinea Iatmul Carved Wood Seated Figure
Middle Sepik River province, early to mid-20th century
the female figure with elongated cutout arms, with hands to abdomen, sitting on a stool with a central leg, and only one other, with a flattened face, deep-set eyes, and wide mouth, the long hair carved with two large eyes, (part of the base missing), ht. 15 1/4 in.