Lot 111: A Papuan Gulf spirit board

A Papuan Gulf spirit board, Central Gulf; Likely Wapo or Era; Papua New Guinea

The board thick with remains of some insect depredation, carved with a face on the upper portion with typical curvilinear designs and concentric circles in white against a red ground with black highlights. H. 55"

Property of a Midwestern private collector

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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