Ramu River region, PNG
These flute masks are small and delicate. They are fixed onto the bamboo flue
Generally half way along its length. And like the better known flute stoppers from the Iatmul of the Middle Sepik with complete figures, these hooked faces are the faces the faces of the spirits, and the melodious music are their voices.
Collected by Rudy Cesar in the late 1960s.
With custom-made metal stand
Size: SIZE: 38 x 9 cm
Price: Price: $ 1,500