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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 68

    AN ASMAT CARVED PANEL

    IRIAN JAYA, NEW GUINEA

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN ASMAT CARVED PANEL
    Irian Jaya, New Guinea
    Composed of a row of seven carved scrolls terminating at each end in a seated human figure with arched back, their hands held to the base of the panel of scrolls, the feet joined to a panel at the base with carved ornament.
    40½ in. (103 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Lemaire Gallery, Amsterdam, 1976