Lot: 11

Spirit board "gope"

Papua New Guinea - Gulf, Elema

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
John & Marcia Friede, Rye, USA H: 49.6 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR

wood, remains of red ochre and lime,

"Gope" boards were often carved from the curved sides of old canoes, which is evident in the present board.