Mask, Sepik River Region, Papua New Guinea.
Fine mask from Wotam Village at the mouth of the Sepik river. It represents two figures; a spiritual being with a very long nose and an ancestor with beard.
Wood with middle brown patina, slightly dam, cracks. Two labels attached (see pictures).
Provenance: Dr. Fred Gerrits, collected in situ ca. 1960
Height: 35,7 cm - 14.1 inch.