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Large ritually used Human-Bird Figure - Wood - Washkuk (Sepik River) - Papua New Guinea

Lot reference 32178657
Large ritually used Human-Bird Figure  - Wood - Washkuk (Sepik River) - Papua New Guinea

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2nd half 20th century - Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear

Object: Large ritually used Human-Bird Figure
Ethnic group/ culture: Washkuk (Sepik River)
Region/ country: Papua New Guinea
Material: Wood
Period: 2nd half 20th century
Condition: Fair condition, used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 10×13×127 cm

This interesting and authentic figure was used during certain rituals in the men's house.
The figure dates back to 1980's. Fieldcollected 1990's. It has a repair but it still has it's power and strong expression.
Will be sent via International Priority Airmail

Nl newguinea  pro

Catawiki member since March 7, 2014, received 571 reviews in total (153 in last 12 months)

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    frat243 November 25, 2019

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    As a fan of ethnological items of Papua Newguinea/Irian Jaya I was pleased when I received this little box today - Thank u !
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    user-7517456 November 9, 2019

  • Interesting and original. Beautyful colors. AAA+++ Seller

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    Très bonne transaction. Excellent vendeur. Objet de qualité.
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    22yves November 6, 2019

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    Erg mooie items. Aanwinst voor mijn verzameling. Snelle bezorging. Zeer goed verpakt.
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    PulauLembata October 31, 2019

  • I have received that lot in good order

    rustlerconsult October 28, 2019

  • the piece has been received in good order

    rustlerconsult October 28, 2019

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    user-0fb7076 October 24, 2019

  • everything was perfect, thanks for purchase!

    stefan365 October 13, 2019

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    MITHRIDATE October 8, 2019

  • Très satisfaite, très bel objet, merci!

    user-118cf4a October 5, 2019

  • The item wasn't packed carefully enough and was consequently broken during transport. The seller payed back 20% of the item's value and the transport costs.

    Jorge-Manes-Rubio October 3, 2019

  • Quick, easy transaction. Item as described.

    jeffstarck September 28, 2019

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    Bonita pieza. Todo perfecto salvo que me indicaron un numero sin seguimiento por lo que no pude rastrear el paquete. Solo pude
    finalmente esperar hasta la llegada.
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  • Item as described, very good contact with the seller. I would recommend!

    user-5a3b17e August 20, 2019

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    Great, rare item! Great seller, perfect communication!
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    tsumeb01 August 19, 2019

  • Still not here, supposed to arrive August 19th--and we shall see if that is true...

    BillGMD August 18, 2019

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    nonostante abbia pagato l'oggetto non e'mai arrivato ,nessuna comunicazione dal venditore
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    giodem3 August 17, 2019

  • A nice piece of tribal art, well packed and described / Richard

    Korowai August 12, 2019

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