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BIWAT Maternity Statue

Alan Wheatley Art

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Middle Sepik area
Papua New Guinea
Early C20th
Wood
87 cm high

 

Provenance
Collection of Josef Herman, UK.
Collection of Monika Wengraf (gift from the above).

Description
Wauchope collected a number of similar pieces in about 1930 which are now in the Australian Museum.

BIWAT Maternity Statue

Middle Sepik area
Papua New Guinea
Early C20th
Wood
87 cm high

 

Provenance
Collection of Josef Herman, UK.
Collection of Monika Wengraf (gift from the above).

Description
Wauchope collected a number of similar pieces in about 1930 which are now in the Australian Museum.