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BRAFA 2016 - Serge Schoffel - Blackwater River Suspension Hook from La Korrigane expedition @

Suspension hook
Kaningara, Blackwater River, middle Sepik River area,
Papua New Guinea
19th century, pre-contact
Wood, ochre and white pigments
H 108 cm
● Collected in 1935 by Charles and Régine Van den Broek d’Obrenan on the
“La Korrigane” expedition (1934-1936), inv. 39.3.910.
● Sold at Hotel Drouot at the “Collection Océanienne du Voyage de La Korrigane”
auction of December 4th and 5th 1961, lot 158.
● Philip Goldman, London.