Lotübersicht
Auktion 1103, Art of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, 31.01.2018, 14:00, Brüssel Lot 301

EAST SEPIK RIVER KNEELING FIGURE

 Lower Sepik/Ramu River area, Papua New GuineaEAST SEPIK RIVER KNEELING FIGURE, Auktion 1103 Art of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, Lot 301
 Lower Sepik/Ramu River area, Papua New GuineaEAST SEPIK RIVER KNEELING FIGURE, Auktion 1103 Art of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, Lot 301
 Lower Sepik/Ramu River area, Papua New GuineaEAST SEPIK RIVER KNEELING FIGURE, Auktion 1103 Art of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, Lot 301
 Lower Sepik/Ramu River area, Papua New GuineaEAST SEPIK RIVER KNEELING FIGURE, Auktion 1103 Art of Africa, the Pacific and the Americas, Lot 301

EAST SEPIK RIVER KNEELING FIGURE

Lower Sepik/Ramu River area, Papua New Guinea

26 cm. high

Provenienz

Hinrich Bolten, Hamburg, owner of a sawmill in Papua New Guinea from 1905 until the beginning of WWI.

Cf. Menter, U., "Ozeanien: Kult und Visionen: Verborgene Schätze aus deutschen Völkerkundemuseen", Munich, 2003, p.34, fig.7, for a figure of similar size and posture in the Umlauff collection before 1925 and now in the Museum der Weltkulturen, Frankfurt.