Carving - Wood - Sepik of Ramu gebied - Papua New Guinea

Description
Carving - Wood - Sepik of Ramu gebied - Papua New Guinea
Late 20th century - Good

Beautiful wooden hunting figurine/amulet from Papua New Guinea.
This figurine comes from the region of the Ramu / Sepik Rivers.

Such sculptures were used as amulets and taken for hunting, they were supposed to ensure a good catch. They depict a mythical ancestor, half human, half eagle.

Height 13 cm.

Lot details
Object
Carving
Indigenous object name
Sepik of Ramu gebied
Region/ country
Papua New Guinea
Material
Wood
Period
Late 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
13×5×5 cm
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