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Hook for food

Blackwater River, Middle Sepik, New Guinea

Sculpture

Description

Long face framed by two small projections, a bun and a beard. The face, surrounded by herringbone carvings, is divided in two by the long nasal passage and has round, protruding, pupiled eyes. The sculpture is covered in a thick black coating.

LanguagesFrench
Physical descriptionHaut : 42 cm (16 1/2 in.) - Bois dur, ancienne patine d'usage
Place of origin
Size42,00 cm
Breton Auction, 2003Lot 6112
Keywords, ,
CategoriesEtnographical Art, Melanesian Art, Oceanian, Ppolynesian, Melanesian Art
Permanent linkhttp://www.andrebreton.fr/en/work/56600100002870
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