NEW GUINEA KOREWORI YIPWON FIGURE
Origin: New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Korewori River (Provenance: Zemanek Auction, Wurzburg Germany)
Period/Date: Early 20th Century
Materials: medium color hardwood
Description: This Yipwon has qualities of both Art Brute and Modern. Its boldly projecting head is similar in style to some of the best examples. Its surface has nice tooling having an old semi-encrusted dry patina. It has an old typewriter label on the bottom of it bakelite base "YIPWON- FIGUR Korewori Neuguinea". Good conditon.
Dimensions: Height 15" (38 cm)
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