Fine Asmat Carved Clan Panel w/ Ancestor Figures
Origin: Irian Jaya, Asmat People (Provenance: Ex. Collection of George Alan Solem. Ex. curator of the Field Museum in Chicago)
Materials: Dark reddish Hardwood (Mangrove?), charcoal pigment
Description: This deeply carved panel features bold clan motifs surrounding two standing mantis-like ancestors figures and one seated. Very graphic and impressive. Good condition.
Dimensions: Height 22.75”, width 9.25”