Lot 109: A fine Papuan Gulf Bioma figure

A fine Papuan Gulf Bioma figure, Central Gulf; Likely Wapo or Era; Papua New Guinea

The large Bioma figure with typical features such as face composed of opposing design elements, and white patterning on a red field; the figure with arms akimbo and hands to waist, the legs well delineated. Original fiber earrings. H. 34 1/2"

Property of a US Private Collector

Field collected by the current owner decades ago in Baimuru; Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea

Estimate: $600 - $900

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