Nogwi worship figure, sculpture, tribal art, Papua New Guinea, oceanic art, Oceania

Nogwi worship figure, sculpture, tribal art, Papua New Guinea, oceanic art, Oceania
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Large "Nogwi" figure collected in the village of Amaki (Nokuma ethnicity) in Papua New Guinea. The Nogwi, a symbol of fertility, occurs during the third yam ceremony celebrating its harvest and symbolizes the birth of this sacred tuber. It aims to satisfy the ancestors to obtain a future good harvest. This third and final ceremony is reserved for initiates. Wood and remains of polychromy. Traces of use with old indigenous restoration at the level of a foot. Sold mounted on a base. Free Shipping.

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Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures of Tribal Art Style)
Period 20th century (Oceanic Statues, Carving, Cult Figures 20th century)
Country of origin Papua New Guinea
Width (cm) 21 cm
Height (cm) 120 cm
Materials Wood
Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
Location 22700, louannec, France
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