Lot 59: Two Asmat feast dishes

Two Asmat feast dishes, Coastal Asmat, Casuarina Coast; Irian Jaya

Each carved in boat-form, with stylized figures at the ends, one with a full figure crouching at one end and a head at the other ; the other with a stylized half-figure with thready arms above a finely carved head, both with elaborate and typical designs to the outer surfaces. Fine examples. H. 38" & 32 1/4"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Emerson Woelffer, CA

Price Realized: $200

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