Lot 17: A Washkuk architectural object

People: Washkuk/Kwoma groups
Papua New Guinea
H: 35 1/2"
In the form of a large Kwoma Washkuk face with a small head rising from it, wings or arm-like structures at either side, polychromed in shades of gray and yellow with white. Some insect depredation. On a custom mount.

Field collected by John C. Edler, former curator of the Hemmeter collection.

Price Realized: $150

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