Stunning Powerful Old Spirit Totem, Sawos, PNG, Papua New Guinea, Oceanic
To see more fine oceanic artefacts. This is a beautiful powerful unique unique Carved Spirit Figure Totem (fish) from the Sawos people, Middle Sepik River Region, Papua New Guinea. This totem carving depicting a fish. There are stunning clan paintings covering the piece in tribal ochres. Carvers use more detail when they often refer directly or indirectly to ancestor or clan spirits and totems such as fish, pig, cassowary, crocodile, eagle, or a water and bush bird.
This is a wonderfully carved spirit totem with beautiful detail. Pre post weight 1.8 kg.
This is not always possible given the sizes and unique packing requirements for each unique piece. Can also insure package if required. STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM. Pictures make up part of the description. The item "Stunning Powerful Old Spirit Totem, Sawos, PNG, Papua New Guinea, Oceanic" is in sale since Monday, July 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania".
The seller is "bubble_artefacts" and is located in Wurtulla, QLD. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Originating Region: Papua New Guinea
- Material: Wood
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Provenance: Sawos
- Product Type: Carvings
- Era: 1980's