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Description
  • Origin: Papua New Guinea
  • Date: Mid 20th century
  • Materials: Wood
  • Size: 37 cm
  • Additional Info: Older Ancestor Spirit Figure from Angoram village, Sepik region. This ancestor figure have stood in the men’s house during discussions between the leaders. Ancestors assist one's life by interceding on a high plane to provide food, prevent and cure illness, acquire stature, and counter sorcery attempted via the ancestor spirit plane. Statue was hand carved with primitive tools and painted extensively with black (charcoal), white (lime) and red clay pigments, made from natural sources.

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  • Condition
    Good
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    Older Ancestor Spirit Figure from Angoram village,

    Estimate $100 - $300Jan 24, 2018
    Starting Price $1
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