Lot 7
  • 7

TÊTE JANUS, ABELAM, PROVINCE DE L'EAST SEPIK, PAPOUASIE-NOUVELLE-GUINÉE |

Estimate
1,000 - 2,000 EUR
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Description

  • haut. 18 cm ; 7 in
Tête Janus, Abelam, Province de l'East Sepik, Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée

Provenance

Todd Barlin, Sydney
Collection Elizabeth Pryce, Sydney

Condition

Very good condition overall. Minor chips, scratches, marks and abrasions throughout consistent with the object’s age and use within the culture.Two hairline cracks to one of the heads. Good preservation of the pigment which is encrusted in places. Small label bearing Elizabeth Pryce collection inv. no. EP-44 on underside of one head.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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