Standing Asmat ancestor figure

Ref : Asmat 08

Standing Asmat ancestor figure Very rare early primitive ancestor figure collected in central Asmat among Amanamkai tribes during the 70's by an army commander, carved in a piece of iron wood this unique museum piece, in perfect condition is covered with deep glossy patina attesting its age.

 

Height: 104 cm / 41 inches

Weight: 12 kg

Estimated age : 1950/60

Estimated value : US$ 1000-1500