Figure from Buka Island Bougainvile Region, Solomon Archipelago

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 69620, Ternand, France

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    Worship figure representing an ancestor. His erect penis symbolizes the lineage, the clan.
    It is surmounted by a headdress enhanced with white pigment which itself is surmounted by a bird.
    This type of statue is reminiscent of the posts of men's houses found in this region.
    Island of Buka, Autonomous region of Bougainville, geographical and cultural area of the Solomon Islands.
    Mid-twentieth century,
    Wood and pigment,
    Erosion and small accidents
    H: 73.5 cm

    Ref: P001T1UJLU

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    Location 69620, Ternand, France

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