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Auction Closes At: 10:10:00 12/13/2017
Time Remaining: 22Day(s) 9Hour(s) 6min(s) 13sec(s)
Lot# & Name: 457. Chambri Lake Stone Head
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: --
Next Bid Needed: $425.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Oceania (South Seas and New Guinea)
Culture or Country: Lower Sepik, Papua New Guinea.
Period: --
Size: 5-1/2H.

Description: Magical head of disc shape carved of heavy stone, with cowry shell inlaid eyes, beneath thick brows, wide relief nose, downturned mouth, and outer border with engraved detail. Relief rectangular extension on back. Some surface deposits, weathered. Purportedly kept in the Mens Longhouse.
Provenance: Acquired at Plaza Art Galleries, NYC., Sale 6079, Nov. 11, 1976, lot #52.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $74.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




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