Brian Stephenson Fine Art

Indonesian Tribal Art

Asmat Penis Figure

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

Details


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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