Cult figure, sculpture, tribal art, Papua New Guinea, Oceanian art, Oceania

Cult figure, sculpture, tribal art, Papua New Guinea, Oceanian art, Oceania
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Yipwon cult figure in blackened wood and natural pigments collected in the village of Sevenbuck in Papua New Guinea. The "yipwon" are powerful characters that are invoked before going on a hunt or to war. The spirit of the Yipwon will seek, find and finally guide the hunter to his prey. They are found only in the regions crossed by the Blackwater, Karawari and Korosameri rivers. Sculpture mounted on a base. Free shipping.


Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures of Tribal Art Style)
Century 20th century (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures 20th century)
Country of origin Papua New Guinea
Width (cm) 5 cm
Height (cm) 98 cm
Depth (cm) 12 cm
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 22700, louannec, France

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