Trophy heads, Asmat, Irian Jaya / Papua New Guinea.
Two fine Asmat trophy heads made of ironwood, used for headhunting related ceremonies after headhunting was declared illegal. On MDF base.
Height: 35,5 and 30 cm - 14 and 11.8 inch.
Provenance: Brought back by the father of the previous owner who worked for the Shell in New Guinea in the early 60s.