Lot 113: A Gogodala canoe ornament

A Gogodala canoe ornament, Aramia River area; Papua New Guinea

In the form of a long lozenge-shaped board, the flat surface covered with bold Gogodala design elements in abstract curvilinear motifs, an openwork area at the upper part with resin and abrus seeds, the bottom with a classically carved Gogodala head with Abrus seed details. The board with cassowary feather decorations to the perimeter. H. 33 1/2"

Property of a Midwestern private collector

Ex. Midwestern private collection

Estimate: $500 - $700

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