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U996.23.15-1
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Pair of Standing Figures)
Date (Execution) :
Geographical Origin : Murik Lakes, Lower Sepik river, Papua New Guinea
Cultural Group : Papua New Guinean
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Wood
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : Sculpture; Figural
Visual Description : Both figures are carved wood, they are upright and frontal and standing on roundish bases. Feet are not indicated. U996.23.15-1 is a figure with a long beak - like nose. Ears are indicated, as well as eyes. Incised decoration on body. Wearing a hat that resembles a fish tail. It is incised and finished with ochre.
Accession # : U996.23.15-1
Width (cm) : 7.50
Height (cm) : 23.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :