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Large Basketry Gable Mask from Papua New Guinea

About

A beautiful and large example of Oceanic art, this delightful woven mask would have been used on the gable of a middle Sepik meeting house. The wildly expressive form is accentuated with natural pigments. Provenance: collection of Edwin and Lindy Bergman.

Details

  • Condition
    Good. very good vintage condition.
  • Dimensions

    H 35 in. x W 21 in. x D 10 in.

    H 88.9 cm x W 53.34 cm x D 25.4 cm

  • Seller location
    Highland, IN
  • Reference number
    LU90918252513

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