Alambak "Yipwon" Wood Carving and Lower Sepik Figural Carved Wood Post
Alambak (Karawari River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Yipwon or wanleg figure, 20th century
Lower Sepik (Ramu River/Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea)
Figural post, 20th century
from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).
- 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.
- measures yipwon figure.