Lot: 22

Kneeling female figure "malagan"

Papua New Guinea - Bismarck Archipelago - New Ireland

Provenance Size Hammer price
Ludwig Bretschneider, Munich, Germany
Munich Private Collection
H: 31.5 inch 80000 EUR

wood, lime, red ochre, black pigment, shell inlay, resinous mass, base

This figure has the physical features of a woman, but wears a feather headdress on her head, as is typical for men.