SOLD: Korwar Ancestor Figure

Geelvink Bay, West Papua
Wood, inlay
19th/very early 20th Century
Ex van Lier Collection, Netherlands
Published: van Baaren, T.P. ; Korwars and Korwar Styles
13×5 in/33×12.5 cm

An ancestor figure of rare style from the outer islands with great age and strength. One senses a kinship with Bulul rice gods from the Northern Philippines. This is a very compelling piece!

THOMAS MURRAY
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thomas@tmurrayarts.com
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