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Lot #9288 - A Fine Old Asmat Canoe Prow, Sawa Village, NW Asmat Area, South Coast, West Papua (Irian Jaya), Indonesia, Mid-20th Century,

  • Auction House:
    Theodore Bruce
  • Sale Name:
    Timed Online Auction | The Todd Barlin Collection of Oceanic and Asian Art | Day II
  • Sale Date:
    09 Aug 2022 ~ 6pm (AEST)
  • Lot #:
    9288
  • Lot Description:
    A Fine Old Asmat Canoe Prow, Sawa Village, NW Asmat Area, South Coast, West Papua (Irian Jaya), Indonesia, Mid-20th Century,
    Carved by the Master Carver Named Jewepe who was active in the 1950s - 1960s, on a custom stand.
    H 42 cm
  • Provenance:
    Field Collected by Todd Barlin in 1985
  • Notes:
    This fine composition of 3 ancestor heads and a bird in a horizontal row, this sculpture always fascinated me and I kept in my home for 38 years.
  • Estimate:
    A$400 - 600
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Tribal

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