KORWAR SKULL STATUE beautiful aging and natural splits are visible on the wooden statue. Well kept. In solid condition (and very heavy: 20.2 lb). Insect free, and in original aged condition with no repair. Circa 1950-60.
Korwar images served as super natural intermediaries, allowing the living to communicate with the dead. When a family member died. His or her relatives summoned a carver, typically a religious specialist. Hence, he created a Korwar and enticed the spirit of the deceased to enter it. Korwar imagery was highly conventionalized, depicting the ancestor in a seated or standing position with the robust head and arrow-shaped nose that are the hallmarks of Cenderawasih carving.
Height: 63 cm / 24.8 inches
Base: 25 x 22 cm / 9.8 x 8.7 inches
Weight: 9.2 kg / 20.2 lb
After packing: 14 kg / 30.8 lb
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