Papua New Guinea Tribal Board, Coastal Sepik River Area. Hand carved, painted with natual paint only. Height: 85 cm/34 inches, with the straw 80cm/31,5inches. Width : 23 cm/ 9 inches. Material: local wood, natural paint.
Any artifact from Papua New Guinea, whether it be a bone dagger or an intricately carved spirit figure, still fairly accurately symbolizes. A living part of the cultural background from which it originates. This unique artefact is a part of our Papua New Guinea collection of primitiv masks, storyboards, shields and. Statues acquired by collector in Papua New Guinea in the period 1970s.