Yina Spirit Figure Oceanic Art Papua New Guinea Art  
  Washuk Yina Figure Papua New Guinea  
  Yina Spirit Figure New Guinea Art  
  Hard wood Yina Figure New Guinea  
     
     
 
   
ITEM NO:
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DESCRIPTION: CLASSIC YINA SPIRIT FIGURE
   
 
This classic Yina figure is created of hard dense wood and decorated with natural pigments.
 
With a deep weathered patina, these carved heads represent ancient and powerful spirits
 
whilst active in Yam rituals. Unique to the Kwoma and Nukuma people, this is a fine example of a
 
well preserved and used spirit figure.
 
   
DIMENSIONS:
23" x 5"
   
LOCATION:
Kwoma, Nukuma, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River Region