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Lot #9307 - A Fine Old Abelam Male Ancestor Figure, Abelam Area, Prince Alexander Mountains East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

  • 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 #:
    9307
  • Lot Description:
    A Fine Old Abelam Male Ancestor Figure, Abelam Area, Prince Alexander Mountains East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    on a custom stand.
    H 105 cm
  • Provenance:
    Field Collected by Andy Kugler in 1967 (1938-2018) Austin Texas; The Todd Barlin Collection of Oceanic Art
  • Notes:
    Kugler a American Geologist working in the Sepik area 1965-1967. Many of the artworks he field collected were loaned to the Museum of Primitive Art in NY & published in Crocodile & Cassowary by Douglas Newton the late curator of the MET Oceanic Art Department (Now the Rockefeller Wing of Oceanic Art at The Metropolitan Museum in NY).
  • Estimate:
    A$400 - 600
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Tribal

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