This is a wonderful and unique Hand Carved Wood Savi Crocodile Face Hook from the Iatmul people of Papua New Guinea. This mask has the powers of the ancestors and is considered to be a guardian mask to protect the residents of the village.
Hooks has both utilitarian and ceremonial functions, and are suspended from the rafters by a cord, and they are used to safeguard food, clothing, and other items, which are placed in baskets or string bags. This would be a fabulous food hook to add to your home or collection. Mid-20th Century Shows Natural age and wear 36 Inches Tall 11.5 Inches Wide 6 3/4 Inches Deep 19.5 Inch Long Face 4.5 Inches Wide AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE.
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