Lot 19: A Washkuk Minja board

People: Washkuk/Nkuma groups
Papua New Guinea
H: 36 1/4" The board in Nukuma Washkuk style with flattened features, and pigmented in oranges and black with white. The central rib with a snake-like motif; the large face located centrally in classical style of this part of Washkuk territory. On a custom base.

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

Price Realized: $300

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