12 November 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 21,250
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
A FINE PAPUAN GULF HEADDRESS
Papuan Gulf, New Guinea
The wooden framework covered with palm spathe and sewn with rattan strips delineating the outline of the geometric pattern about the face formed of zigzags and ovals, the eyes formed with concentric circles, projecting snout, attached ears, surmounted by ring of cassowary feathers, painted black, white and red.
22 1.2 in. (57 cm.) high
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