Papua New Guinea - Washkuk Hills, Kwoma
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
H: 62.2 inch;
B: 18.1 inch
|1500 EUR / 3000 EUR|
sago palm leaf-sheath, pigments, on velvet-covered plate This bark painting once decorated a Kwoma men's house "wayipanal". The majority of the barks on display in a men's house represent totemic animals, plants and other entities belonging to the clans that own the structure.