Lot 9096 - Aboriginal|Oceanic Art|The Gallagher Collection - Sale AS0608

 
Lot 9096
A Slit Gong (Tukin) Torocelli Mountains, West Sepik, PNG,
a very unusual from, with three circular openings connected by narrow slits, the central pounding place is worn out from generations of pounding

Gongs were positioned both horizontally & vertically for use, for similar see: Hamson, Michael. The Art of West Sepik, 2008
174 x 28 x 21 cm
Estimate $600-900
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