Ethnographic Art

November 14 — 19, 2020
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LOT 77

Lot 77

Iatmul Orator's Stool (Kawa Rigit), Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century

Iatmul Orator's Stool (Kawa Rigit), Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
Lot 77 Details
Iatmul Orator's Stool (Kawa Rigit), Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century

carved wood with some applied pigment, shell inset eyes and fiber decoration
56 x 17.25 x 15.5 in — 142.2 x 43.8 x 39.4 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $1,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Iatmul Orator's Stool (Kawa Rigit), Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
  • Iatmul Orator's Stool (Kawa Rigit), Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
  • Iatmul Orator's Stool (Kawa Rigit), Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
Provenance:

The Helen and Walter Zwig Foundation Collection, Toronto

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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