Lot 9025 - Oceanic & Aboriginal Art | The Knox Collection I - Sale AS0825


Lot 9025
Hardwood Ancestor Figures, Agats Village, Aswets River, Asmat Region, West Papua, Mid-1970s,
Finely carved female standing on a male's shoulders and facing him. Inverted and facing the upright male is another figure thought to be male. Beneath these figures are two inverted heads back to back. Figures are unpainted but incised with scarifications.

Stand not included.

Provenance: The Richard Knox Collection. Mr Knox worked in the oil industry based in Singapore and made multiple trips to the Asmat region in the 1970's and 1980's.
77 cm
Estimate $200-400

Sold for $50

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