New Guinea Maprik Abelam Ancestral Figure Ex- Mildred Sokolski collection
This New Guinea Abelam Male Ancestral figure from the Maprik Region is 27" tall and features natural pigment painting. The chunky figure has painted details like his armbands, pendant, and facepaint as well as a pierced septum. The piece has some flaking pigment on his feet, the backs of his hands and on some small portions of his face as well as the top of his Wagnen headdress.
The figure was collected by Mildred Sokolski when she traveled there.