FACE MASK called RELIQUARY SKULL Sawos Culture, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

150
20th century
Tribal Art
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From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    FACE MASK called RELIQUARY SKULL
    Sawos Culture, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
    First half of the 20th century
    Bones and cowries
    H: 10; Wt: 17.5; Thickness: 2 cm

    Facial mask sculpted from a section of bone and embellished with cowry pearls for the eyes, the corners of the lips and the middle of the forehead. The anthropomorphic figure has small, circular ears, a half-open mouth, and stretched nostrils.
    It was once accompanied by its amenities of basketry, pigment and feathers.

    Ref: V23162JUQU

    Style Tribal Art (Tribal art of Tribal Art Style)
    Century 20th century (Tribal art 20th century)
    Materials Bone
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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