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Japenko village, Wosera, PNG

This is a fine Abelam figure from the western region of Wosera, the southern Abelam.  Some of the iconography has elements of the Kwoma neighbours ( Wasiak Hills) further to the west. These figures are related to the fertility ceremonies associated with the yam harvest. Ex-collection Ed Boylan, early 1970s

Size: 53 x 10 x 10 CM

Price: $ 2,400

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