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39-BASKET HOOK

Sawos area, Middle Sepik River, PNG

An old basket hook, 19th Century.  The Sawos have sculptural quality simpler and more forceful than their Iatmul neighbours.  The substantial hook, in form of a catfish, shows generations of usage.

Ex-Wayne Heathcote, Brussels.

Size: Size: 69 cm

Price: POA

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