Madang


ex Private Coll., Canada

Boise Island
Madang Province
Papua New Guinea

This large ladle has a row of ancestral heads carved along the entire handle. Each head on this superb example is a miniature mask, complete with forehead glyphs and pierced septum.

Adding to this is ancient, dark and encrusted patina.

Ca. 20th Cent. 

18"




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