Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 101

Lot 101

Sepik River Figural Suspension/Food Hook, Papua New Guinea, mid 20th century

Sepik River Figural Suspension/Food Hook, Papua New Guinea, mid 20th century
Lot 101 Details
Sepik River Figural Suspension/Food Hook, Papua New Guinea, mid 20th century

carved wood with applied natural pigments
height 22.25 in — 56.5 cm

Estimate $80-$100

Realised: $72
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Sepik River Figural Suspension/Food Hook, Papua New Guinea, mid 20th century
  • Sepik River Figural Suspension/Food Hook, Papua New Guinea, mid 20th century
Provenance:

Estate of Richard LaPrairie, Toronto
Proceeds will be generously donated by the Estate to Camp Ooch and Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.

CONDITION DETAILS

Some loss to pigments. Additional images available upon request.

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  • 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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