A very unusual large ladder from new guinea, from the upper sepick river, very heavy wood ( around 175 to 200 pounds ), they use theses ladder to go inside they huts, most of the tribes live by the river, some of these villages are on piles, this sculputre could be use any where, in a modern house, or outside in a garden, do not confuse new guinea art and African Art, African Art is every where , and it is mass produce for commercial purpose, , but New guinea is hard to find , and they still use it, the face look scary, but actually it is a good thing, they put it in front of they hutes and it protect them from bad energy or bad spirit ( African style )
PLACE OF ORIGIN Papua New Guinea
DATE OF MANUFACTURE 1970
WEAR Wear consistent with age and use.
DIMENSIONS H 103 in. x W 16 in. x D 12 in.
H 261.62 cm x W 40.64 cm x D 30.48 cm
SELLER LOCATION Los Angeles, CA
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