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This is an excellent specimen of a spirit mask from the Iatmul. Circa 1970s.
Regarding the croc tongue, plants and animals are often represented and expressed in masks.
- Item Number: M-9067
- Provenance/Origin: Lower Sepik New Guinea. Circa 1970s
- Composition: Wood, vine and cord
- Dimensions: 18" tall x 8.5" at widest point
- Weight: 1.25 pounds
- Price: $ 285.00 USD