Lot: 8

Zoomorphic tobacco pipe "sok pe"

Papua New Guinea - Southern Highlands Province, Lai Valley, Mendi

Provenance Size Hammer price
Ulrich Kortmann, Dortmund, Germany
John & Marcia Friede, Rye, USA
H: 7.9 inch sold

wood, pigments, abrus seeds, base

Particularly beautifully shaped filigree object with pyro-engraved ornamentation.

Friede, John et. al. (ed.), "New Guinea Highlands, Art from the Jolika Collection", New York 2017, p. 486, fig. 15.51 A