Cave Figure – Karawari River

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Description

Medium: Stone (verified to be indigenous to the Karawari River area)
Dimensions: H. 20 x W. 9
Origin: Karawari River, Middle Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Provenance: James Pongrass Collection, James Davidson Collection, Melbourne, Australia, Umlauff Collection
Davidson was a well known collector and author on numerous works on Aboriginal and Pacific Island Art.
Exhibited: Private Museum, Xiamen, China 2011

According to Umlauff, this piece is one of eight found in a cave along the karawari River.