CULT HOOK FIGURE KOREWORI RIVER, PAPUA NEW GUINEA. This cult hook is from the Carl Shipman collection and was collected in Inyai Village in the. Korewori River region of New Guinea in the 1950s or 60s. Carl Shipman was an astute collector of Aboriginal and Oceanic material in the 1960s. He was also a self published author on the subject, parts of his collection are in the.National Museum of Victoria and National Gallery of Australia, La Trobe University ethnographic collection. And he also made a significant contributions to the Israel Museum , Jerusalem, Israel.
The photos are included and are from Carl's original archive. The hook is in good condition however there is signs of insect damage but item is very stable and does not.
Please view the photos carefully as they make up an important part of the description. The item "CULT HOOK FIGURE KOREWORI RIVER, PAPUA NEW GUINEA" is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "rath22" and is located in Brighton, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.