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Chendrawasih charm 1

A fine carved charm from Chendrawasih bay ( Geelvinkbaai )

The figure carved as Korwar figure behind a shield.

On the shield a snake or leech figure.

 

Based.

Wood

Chendrawasih bay   First half 20th century

Size total: 26 cm.

ref:De Clercq & Schmeltz - Ethnografische beschrijving van de West en Noordkust van Nederlandsch Nieuw Guinea

€ 1200,- 

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