To see more fine oceanic artefacts. Field collected, this a large old tribal used ritual carved demon spirit figure depicting a half man half crocodile from Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River area.
This piece would have bee used to ward off evil spirits and summons ancestor. This is a rare carving and shows sign of tribal use, particularly on the face. Deep incised lines cover both side of the face of this spirit figure with crocodile headdress covered in heavy ochres.
A superb museum quality piece. Pre post weight 1.4 kg.This is not always possible given the sizes and unique packing requirements for each unique piece. Can also insure package if required. STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM. Pictures make up part of the description. The item "Large Demon Spirit Man/Crocodile Ritual Totem, Sepik, Papua New Guinea, Oceanic" is in sale since Saturday, November 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bubble_artefacts" and is located in Wurtulla, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.