Lot 81: Melanesia. A Sepik River wooden figure, carved as a fully standing man with a lizard running up his chest, 61cm high together with two further figures from the same region, 37.5cm high the other 25.5cm. The Sepik River is the so-called "Nile of New Guinea" measuring 700 miles with many cultural groups. The river is essentially split into three regions, the Lower, Middle and Upper Sepik.. Provenance: Vivienne Rae Ellis (author). (3)
Dominic Winter's Antiques & Fine Art Auction October 2015
Thursday, 15th October 2015
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