Large wooden Nggawaldnu figurine - ABELAM - Papua New Guinea - Asian African Art
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Large wooden Nggawaldnu figurine – ABELAM – Papua New Guinea

 800,00

Mid 20th century – In good used condition

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Description

Large and important wooden Nggawaldnu figurine from the Abelam tribe of Papua New Guinea. This statuette was kept in the hut of the tribal chief. Given the age, the sculpture remains in good condition, with visible traces of wear and age. The head of the right bird was broken off formerly. Have a look at the pictures for a good impression.

Dimensions: Height 137 x Width 30 x Depth 30 cm.
Weight : 23 kilograms!

Provenance: former private collection from the Netherlands.

The sculpture was professionally mounted on a stand, it can be viewed and picked up at the Asian African Art gallery, in Vessem (NL).  It is preferable to pick up the item. Shipping is possible upon agreement with Asian African Art. The shipping costs will be charged to the buyer.

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