Sunday, September 19, 2021
LOT #198

Papua New Guinea Carved Figure and Drum

Figure depicting a female form including braided hair, squatting in a frog-like position resting on two snakes, having intricately carved and painted details throughout, wearing a grass skirt and necklaces made from sea shells and sea urchin spines, also including numerous inlaid cowrie shells; and drum carved from a single piece of wood including integrated handle and having intricately carved tribal motifs throughout including inlaid cowrie shells and skin made from reptile hide secured to the drum with cloth and reeds

Estimate: $100 - $200

Hammer Price: $50

Dimensions: Height: 32 inches, Diameter: 9 inches (drum)

Condition: Very Good, minor wear throughout; reed lashing on drum beginning to unravel slightly but skin still taut and secure

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Sales Tax: Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Approximate Sale Time: Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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