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NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE

NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
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NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE
NEW GUINEA ANCESTRAL FIGURE

LOT DETAILS

Carved figure on a wood base representing the ancestral spirit of a villager, ancestral spirits being venerated and worshipped; these figures are used during ceremonies and may be used to guard the entrance to the Haus Tambaran during initiation ceremonies; height of figure 55.9cm (22in); overall height including planter 1.22m (48in); old split in wood and one piece missing