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Lot 0043 Details

  • Origin: Papua New Guinea
  • Date: 2nd half 20th century
  • Materials: Wood
  • Size: 50 cm
  • Additional Info: Mindimbit figures are notable for the use of finely detailed carving accentuated with red clay and white lime paint. Mindimbit is a big, well-kept village on the Middle Sepik, near the junction with the Korosameri River. Upper Mindimbit Village is Seventh-Day Adventist. Lower Mindimbit Village is not. There is some movement of people between the two halves. Both groups carve statues along with a few masks. The larger, upper village does the majority of the carving.

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  • Location: This item ships from the Netherlands

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    Mindimbit figures

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