DRAMATIC NEW GUINEA YUAT RIVER FINIAL W/ CROUCHING FIGURE
Origin: New Guinea, E. Sepik Province, Lower Sepik, Yuat River, Biwat People
Period/Date: Likely 1930's
Materials: hardwood, nassa shell, trade beads, resin adhesive, fiber
Description: This impressive finial depicts a crouching monkey-like ancestor figure with vast negative space clutching onto a stylized fruit Bat! It is incredible to see in person and is very high quality. The dynamic scene likely illustrates part of a creation myth. In good condition, presented on a custom metal display stand.
Dimensions: Height 7.5" (19 cm), Width 3.25" (8 cm)
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