Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 86

Lot 86

Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century

Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century
Lot 86 Details
Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century

carved wood with fiber decoration depicting figures, faces and crocodiles
27.8 x 9.4 x 12.2 in — 70.5 x 24 x 31 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $180
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Important:

This lot is located in Vancouver. Local pick up by special arrangement; shipment from Vancouver only.

Lot Report

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Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century
  • Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century
  • Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century
  • Sepik River Water Drum, Papua New Guinea, 19th/early 20th century
Provenance:

Private Collection, British Columbia

Note:

This lot is located in Vancouver BC.
Please contact [email protected] for preview, pick up or shipping information.

CONDITION DETAILS

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LOT 86
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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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