Modeled Head Iatmul Sepik flag

Modeled Head Iatmul Sepik
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Object description :

"Modeled Head Iatmul Sepik"
Very rare miniature Sepik head of the Iatmul people, modeled around a stone and then stuck on a dagger made of cassowary bone. Cowry decorations, ethnic painting, cassowary feathers and codelettes. Uncertain use, probably used during rituals of peace or offering, little documented. a broken and glued ear (see photos), some missing feathers otherwise very good condition. Papua New Guinea harvested in-situ by the previous owner in the 1950s.
Price : 850 €
Period:20th Century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Argile
Length: 40cm hors plumes
Width : 11,5cm au plus large

Reference : 658909
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