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Authentic terracotta ancestor statue from New Guinea, Asmat area

Lot reference 19154909

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Location: Netherlands
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$2 Bidder 0983
14-07-2018 21:20:42

Age is mid last century

Authentic terracotta sculpture from New Guinea, Asmat area.
Condition: Take a look at the photos.
Male ancestor. He is crouched, his knees and elbows are connected to each other. The Asmat associated the squat with the attitude of the praying mantis or a frog.
The praying mantis was seen as the primal headhunter because the female of the praying mantis bites of the head of the male when mating. The praying mantis was also a fertility symbol. This explains why the Asmat people figures were frequently depicted squatting.

Origin: New Guinea

Height: 16 cm
Width: 9 cm
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