Large Abelam Ancestral Figure Oceanic Art New Guinea  
  Papua New Guinea Abelam Ancestral Figure  
  Oceanic Art New Guinea Abelam Figure  
   
     
     
 
   
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DESCRIPTION: LARGE ABELAM ANCESTRAL FIGURE
   
 
Large impressive Ancestral Abelam Spirit Figure from the Prince Alexander Mountains.
 
Iconic to the Abelam people, this figure portrays an ancestral form surmounted with the totemic
 
hornbill. A neck collar has been added to the details of the carving, with bulbous legs and arms
 
that make up the remaining form. Natural earth pigments from the Abelam palette have been
 
applied throughout
   
DIMENSIONS:
110cm 23cm - 43.5" x 9.45"
   
LOCATION:
Ableam, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region