Ceremonial Hook

Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Carved wood and pigments, fiber
Early 20th century
Height: 28 in. (71 cm)

Ex collection Maurice Bonnefoy / d’Arcy Galleries, New York, 1960s-1970s
Exhibited: Neuchâtel Museum of Ethnography,
Switzerland, June 27- December 31, 1970
Ex Ader Picard Tajan action sale, Paris, Dec. 18 1990, lot 11
Ex Christie’s Paris, Décembre 2003, lot 54
Ex private collection Paris, acquired at the above sale

Art Océanien, Neuchâtel, 1970, p. 73, fig. 875


Price: on request

Melanesia – Papua New Guinea