Yam mask, tribal art, oceanic art, basketry, Papua New Guinea, Basketry

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 22700, louannec, France

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    Strange yam mask collected in the village of Maprik in Papua New Guinea. Yam masks are used to dress up the most beautiful yams selected at harvest time. This mask represents the head of the yam, a highly symbolic way of proving that these sacred tubers do indeed have a soul... Woven rush, wood, vegetable paste and natural pigments. Sold with a presentation base. Free shipping. 37 x 30 cm / 250€ base and free shipping.

    Ref: RVG7CU0V6I

    Condition Good
    Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Masks of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Oceanic Masks 20th century)
    Country of origin Papua New Guinea
    Width (cm) 30 cm
    Height (cm) 37 cm
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 22700, louannec, France
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