This is a wonderful vintage Ancestral Figure with Splayed Legs from the Yamok Village, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea This ancestral totemic being is represented by a wooden figure kept in the men's ceremonial houses. Wooden figures such as this represent a category of powerful and dangerous ancestral beings called wan or waken and each figure owned by a specific clan is named for an important clan ancestor. This statue would be a lovely addition to your home or collection. Shows age and Natural Wear 17.5 Inches Tall 13 1/4 Inches Wide Legs 1.5 Inches Wide Torso 1 3/4 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.