A large Garamut drum, intricately carved design to sides and two fine finials, with some damage as per images. Mounted on custom steel stands. Late nineteenth or early twentieth century, Murik Lakes, lower Sepik river region, Papua New Guinea. Provenance:
A fine Sepik suspension hook, in the form of a human figure with arms hanging loosely and cowrie shell eyes, Latmul people, Sepik river, Papua New Guinea. Provenance: Galleries Primitive Woollahra, purchased 1960's, length 120 cm
A Kamanggabi cult hook, Arambak Tribe, Karawari river, This large and impressive cult figure known as Yipwon are from the lower Karawari river area, carved from a single large piece of timber, the whole figure is seen in profile, the large head at the top
A finial figure in the form of a male ancestor, with a hornbill bird perched on his back, Abelam people, Maprik region, East Sepik Province PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, 104 x 112 cm
A Gope board, showing signs of age, extensively carved and decorated with red ochre, collection # 3.882.225, Siviri village, Karima area Papuan Gulf PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, Ex Deutscher & Hackett Lot 189, AWN91
A large ancestral hook figure, weathered appearance, profusely incised design of recurring scallops, collection # 77965, Chambri Lakes, Sepik region PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 180 cm
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