Lot 7: A lower Sepik architectural post

People: Lower Sepik/Ramu Estuary
Papua New Guinea
H: 83 1/4"
Carved on both sides with large mask-like heads interspersed with standing figures between each the front of a zoomorph, possibly a crocodile; the sides with serrated carving. Overall fine surface with remains of some yellow paint and some insect depredation to the bottom. On a custom base.

Field collected by Ulrich Kortmann in New Guinea. Ex. NY private collection.

Price Realized: $500

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