Asmat Painted Carved Wood Sculpture Bis Pole, Mid-20th Century
Asmat (Papua New Guinea, Indonesia)
Bis Pole, early to mid 20th century
Red ochre and black soot over white lime pigments on carved wood
- Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.
- paint chipping and fading to the surface of the sculpture; significant embrittlement and chipping of the wood; debris along the surface.
- measurements are approximate.