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Auction Closes At: 10:09:00 03/15/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 004. Lower Sepik River Male Figure
Estimate: $800-$1200
Current High Bid: $725.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $725.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Oceania (South Seas and New Guinea)
Culture or Country: Ramu River,
Period: --
Size: 16-1/2H.

Description: Ancestor figure having well-carved fine detail. Male stands upon dome integral base, with slender arms separated from sides, baring phallus, and adorned with arm bands, ankle bands and belt with relief zigzags. The heart shaped face has long extended beak connected to the chest and notched beard outlines lower half of tapered face. Above a tall pyramidal headdress is intricately carved with triangular niches, tapered spikes, spherical finial, and a face on rear. Covered with red pigment. Minor age crack, nick on headdress. Custom base.
Provenance: The Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal.
Shipping Fee:
National: $22.00
International: $78.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Lower Sepik River Male Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Punulady $725.00 1 2/26/2010 6:18:05 PM
2. Denver123 $700.00 1 2/28/2010 9:22:16 PM
3. Denver123 $625.00 1 2/28/2010 7:45:01 PM
4. Denver123 $500.00 1 2/28/2010 7:44:47 PM
5. Denver123 $450.00 1 2/28/2010 9:17:38 AM

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