Black Rock Galleries

Western Sawos Language Group Ancestral Totem With Bird (RETAIL $1,650)

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Current Bid $2.00

Location: Greenwich, CT

Item #: 167834
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Collected in Yamok, Middle Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea.
Made from wood with lime, Nassau shell eyes and cassowary feathers.
The superstructure of this extremely powerful ancestral head depicts a bird devouring a serpent, a traditional symbol of victory in battle. The strong eyes and presence of crocodiles on either side of the face are meant to emphasize the ancestor's ferocity and defiance. The face carved on the back of the head denotes its ability to communicate with the spirit world, and to seek the guidance of the ancestors in performing its tasks.
Dimensions: 11"W x 10"D x 29"H
Condition: good with normal wear attributable to age.

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