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Wooden New Guinea Mask
Item no 8072
Ceremonial, probably Sepic river, consisting of large cylindrical eyes of conical shape with wild boar teeth protruding from nasal passages. A bird is perched on it’s forhead with elongated neck reaching to the chin. All over are cowrie shells, a symbol of prosperity and power. New... [more]