Anthropomorphic mask - 65 cm - Wood - Sepik, Papua New Guinea

Description
Anthropomorphic mask - 65 cm - Wood - Sepik, Papua New Guinea
2nd half 20th century - Good

Anthropomorphic Mask
Sepik, Papua New Guinea.
Second half of the 20th century.
Wood and pigments.
Height: 65 cm; Width: 35 cm.

Important mask illustrating the characteristics of the Sepik culture, enhanced with colourful pigments applied symmetrically, conferring dynamism and particular vitality. The nose is hooked and is detached of the face through open-work on the nostrils.

Lot details
Object
Anthropomorphic mask - 65 cm
Region/ country
Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
65×35×0 cm
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