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PAPUA NEW GUINEA ART SEPIK ABELAM FIGURE W BIRD

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA ART SEPIK ABELAM FIGURE W BIRD

Lot 0880 Details

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ABELAM MALE FIGURE. Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik river region. Mid-20th century. Carved wood with orange, white, yellow, and black natural pigments. the well-endowed male with muscular limbs accented with rings around knee and elbow areas, arms curve down to sides of pelvis, head with large facial features, large abstract ornaments dangle from ears, an amusing hornbill balances on its heels at top. Provenance: Bruce Lawes; John and Monica Haley collection, Richmond, CA. {34 1/2 x 6 x 7 inches.} (In excellent condition, appropriate for its age and origin.)
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA ART SEPIK ABELAM FIGURE W BIRD

Estimate $500 - $800
Sep 11, 2004
Starting Price $250
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0880: PAPUA NEW GUINEA ART SEPIK ABELAM FIGURE W BIRD

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Est. $500 - $800Starting Price $250
September Estate Auction
Sat, Sep 11, 2004 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0880 Details

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ABELAM MALE FIGURE. Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik river region. Mid-20th century. Carved wood with orange, white, yellow, and black natural pigments. the well-endowed male with muscular limbs accented with rings around knee and elbow areas, arms curve down to sides of pelvis, head with large facial features, large abstract ornaments dangle from ears, an amusing hornbill balances on its heels at top. Provenance: Bruce Lawes; John and Monica Haley collection, Richmond, CA. {34 1/2 x 6 x 7 inches.} (In excellent condition, appropriate for its age and origin.)

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