Papua New Guinea Bird Man Wood Statue

$120.00

Shipping to United States: Free

This is a wonderful Mythical Carved Ancestor Male Spirit and Sabut Bird Figure from the Iatmul Tribe, Yamok Village, Middle Sepik Region of Papua New Guinea. The Subut is a protector of women; and thus carvings of women in the Yamok village are surrounded by Subuts. Additionally, in Iatmul tradition it is believed that the women hold the secret knowledge of the people and that the men wield the power; therefore, Subut can also be seen to be a protector of sacred knowledge. The Subut /Man statue is carved entirely from wood and is hand-painted using traditional paints. The primary focus of artistic expression is the men's ceremonial house. Statues and figures are usually decorated with carved ancestral spirit faces. This was collected in the fields. A fabulous statue that will be a wonderful addition to your home or collection.

Late 20th century.

Shows Age

23 Inches Tall
4 1/4 Inches Wide
4 Inches Deep


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