Lot 61: An Asmat feast dish

An Asmat feast dish, Coastal Asmat, Casuarina Coast; Irian Jaya

The bowl with a classical asmat figure atop bent so that the arms and leg form a square-shape with the torso and the bowl top, a small head carved between the figure and the bowl, the bowl exterior with typical 'Ainor' patterns in red against white, the back hollowed out for feasting. Fine and well carved example. H. 29 1/4"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Emerson Woelffer, CA

Price Realized: $100

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