INDONESIAN TRIBAL ART
Wood Sculpture


Asmat Penis Figure


Asmat male figure carved from hardwood in the form of an erect penis


Asmat male figure carved from hardwood in the form of an erect penis   Asmat male figure carved from hardwood in the form of an erect penis   Asmat male figure carved from hardwood in the form of an erect penis  
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Item-Number:790401
Item-Description:Asmat male figure carved from hardwood in the form of an erect penis
Medium:Red hardwood
Origin:Papua (Irian Jaya) - Asmat
Dimensions:Height 107 cm
Age:Mid to early 20th century
Provenance:Collected Irian Jaya 1979
Condition:Glossy patina
Notes:Ancestor figure probably used in ceremonial fertility rights.


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