Lot 87 - Tribal Estate Sale - Sale AS0496

 
Lot 87
A Fine Orator's Stool, Iatmul people, Middle Sepik region, Papua New Guinea,
with various animals to base & crocodile on rear, large ancestral face to front
These stools were traditionally used during debates in the Men's House, Haus Tamboram. The orator would stand next to the stool & beat it with a bunch of leaves to emphasis points to the assembled crowd some chips & cracks as per image


154 x 57 cm
Estimate $600-900

Sold for $600

You must log in to view condition reports. If you do not have a log in for our site, please register.