Pirogue ornament Ramu, Lower Sepik, Papua... - Lot 25 - Giquello

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Pirogue ornament Ramu, Lower Sepik, Papua... - Lot 25 - Giquello
Pirogue ornament Ramu, Lower Sepik, Papua New Guinea Carved wood H. 55 cm Provenance: - Ex Didier Zanette collection - Ex Sotheby's NOW sale, March 11, 2021 - Ex Norberto Izquierdo collection, Paris This pirogue ornament from the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea is richly decorated with incised geometric motifs. At the top is a figure with a long, curved nose and a tall, elaborate headdress. Beautiful brown patina and traces of white pigment in the geometric motifs. Condition report: Consistent with use and age, some pigment loss
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