Large Powerful Malagan Spirit Mask, Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG, Papua New Guinea
To see more fine oceanic artefacts. This is a wonderful and rare Malagan Spirit Mask Carving with spectacular carved wings from Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. This sculpture was made by an artist on the island of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea, for use in an indigenous Malagan ceremony. This sculpture is distinguished by its evocative powers and its construction, both complex and delicate at once. It constitutes a superb example of the classic art of New Ireland. This is a rare and unique one of a kind piece and would be a wonderful addition to your collection and is a stunning piece of art. The estimated age of the piece is between 1970s to 1980s. This is a stunning collectors piece. A wonderful written article by Patrick Nason is well worth a read to understand the significance and beauty of each and every carving coming from the life of Malagan. Pre post weight 3.5 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 Powerful Malagan Spirit Mask, Kavieng, New Ireland, PNG, Papua New Guinea" is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 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.
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Provenance: New Ireland
- Product Type: Carvings
- Originating Region: Papua New Guinea
- Era: 1980s