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

    Condition Good
    Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures 20th century)
    Height (cm) 73,5 cm
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 4-7 Business Days
    Location 69620, Ternand, France
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