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Alambak "Yipwon" Wood Carving and Lower Sepik Figural Carved Wood Post

Item Details

Alambak (Karawari River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Yipwon or wanleg figure, 20th century
Carved wood

Lower Sepik (Ramu River/Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea)
Figural post, 20th century
Carved wood

Provenance:
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).

Condition

- post is loosely wired to a metal display rod missing the base of stand; nicks, abrasions, and wear to the wood with some loss to the definition of figures of the taller post; minor dust accumulations to the taller post.

Dimensions

3.5" W x 21.25" H x 2.0" D

- measures yipwon figure.

Item #

ITMG952938

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