Global Art & Artifacts

Iatmul Savi Mask. Crocodile  Middle Sepik. PNG.  Papua New Guinea.

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Savi masks are known for their tongues.  Such tongues – sticking out of the mask’s mouth – is a sign of aggressiveness toward enemies of their clan and as a protection against black magic.  In this case, the tongue is in the shape of a crocodile (pukpuk) and represents an ancestor or clan spirit.


In excellent condition.


For the Serious Collector.  Stand not included.


SOLD!  Thanks C.R. !!



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