New Guinea Massim Squatting Figure
This New Guinea Massim Squatting Figure is 6 1/4" tall and still retains most of it's original lime inlay. Carved from a reddish brown hardwood this ancestral figure sits with it's elbows balanced on it's knees while the hands are propped under the protruding chin. The figure has a small circular raised cap on top of it's head. Most likely a Mid 20th Century piece. Light staining to the base's underside from a rectangular label(now gone).