Fertility or mother idol (1) - Stone - Melpa - Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

Description
Fertility or mother idol (1) - Stone - Melpa - Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
2nd half 20th century - Good

Heavy fertility figure (IDOL) from the highlands of New Guinea. Acquired at one of the Hagen Shows in the late 1960s. Provenance: Jonathan Saussehrd, Australia. The sculpture weighs 8 kg!!!

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Fertility or mother idol
Ethnic group/ culture
Melpa
Region/ country
Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea
Material
Stone
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
28×20×10 cm
Weight
8 kg
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