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Lot 0107
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River, early-mid 20th century CE. A hand-carved wood figure, kneeling, with a long, beak-like nose and deep set eyes. Carved as part of his head is another head with wide eyes and the mouth facing upwards. The figure is kneeling on a round pedestal with incised carving around its base. Comes with custom stand. Size: 1.3" W x 5.5" H (3.3 cm x 14 cm); height on stand: 5.8" (14.7 cm)

Provenance: collection of the late Peter Arnovick, San Francisco, California, USA

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Small areas of wear to the top of the piece, with light patina.

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Papua New Guinea Wooden Kneeling Bird Figure

Estimate $200 - $300Jul 20, 2017
Louisville, CO, USA