Lot 27 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale as0569


Lot 27
Twenty-One Old Arrows from the remote Lake Kutubu & Hewa People, between the upper Sepik River & Southern Highlands Provinces [21],
a group of beautiful handmade individual arrows, some with bone tips,
Purchased in 1986
L 110-120 cm

"In 1986 I walked three days from Lake Kutuba to the Hewa People in the remote Southern Highlands, as the people did not make any carved artworks, I bought a group of the beautiful individual arrows which they made. These 21 old arrows, some with bone tips were collected from the people I met in the bush villages & tree houses, field photographs show the actual people from whom the arrows were bought" Todd Barlin
Estimate $400-600

Sold for $600

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