Yipwon cult figure, sculpture, tribal art, Papua New Guinea, oceanic art, Oceania

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

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    Wooden sculpture called "Yipwon", presented and sold mounted on a base. The Yipwon is one of the most stylized and symbolic objects from the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. These sculptures are placed in the Haus Tambaran (house of men) and are closely linked to the warrior world. Its other name, wanleg (from the English "one leg") in pidgin English refers to all the figures in this style found in the Korewori river region. 97 x 5 x 15 cm / €540 including base and shipping.

    Ref: T3632BC147

    Condition Good
    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
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 22700, louannec, France
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