Lot 86: A Fine Washkuk Mindja Board, Papua New Guinea

A Fine Washkuk Mindja Board, Papua New Guinea, Nukuma, Washkuk ; Papua New Guinea

Of classical Nukuma form, the board with raised head in the center with high rounded braugh and heavy flat braugh line, the eyes and mouth cut through, the top and bottom with whitened diamond shapes, a raised serpentined structure below the chin with some insect damage; a classical textbook example of the type with fine age and signs of age and traditional use. H. 65''

Property of a New York Private Collector

Field collected by John C. Edler in Amaki Village, Nakuma Washkuk over 20 years ago

Price Realized: $300

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