Ethnographic Art & Textiles

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LOT 366

Lot 366

Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century

Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
Lot 366 Details
Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century

carved wood with geometric designs and a single face, some remaining pigment with snakeskin head
height 26.75 in — 67.9 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $180
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Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
  • Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
  • Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
  • Iatmul Kundu (Drum), Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
Provenance:

Private Collection, Montreal

CONDITION DETAILS

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