YIPWON SPIRIT FIGURE, YIMAM PEOPLE, KOREWORI RIVER REGION, EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, c.1930

Important Australian and International Fine Art + Important Indigenous Art
Melbourne
29 November 2017
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ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

YIPWON SPIRIT FIGURE, YIMAM PEOPLE, KOREWORI RIVER REGION, EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, c.1930

321.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$14,000 – 18,000
Provenance

Collected by a German missionary working in Papua New Guinea c.1930
J. Ainger, Melbourne, 1985
Private collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above