Lot 26: A large Upper Sepik spirit board

People: Upper Sepik, Probably Wogamus
Papua New Guinea
H: 84"
The board, used in elaborate displays, with four characteristic Wogamus faces with large smiling mouths in shades of black, red, white, yellow and pinks. Well carved and difficult to find.On a custom base.

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

Price Realized: $400

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