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Community Bowl

Boiken people, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Early 20th Century

Simply one of the best Boiken bowl in private hands. The underside of the bowl is decorated with a tridimensional spirit figure with pierced nose and other motives (spiders in particular).

Very good condition with a smoky patina from storage in kitchen (to preserve it from insects) 

Provenance: French private collection.

Old Cornette de Saint Cyr label.

H: 41 cm (16 1/4 inches)

Price: 1800 Euros enquiry

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