Kerewa Gope Board
Old Kerewa Gope Board form the Papuan Gulf
Object Type: Spirit Board
Locality: Kerewa region papuan Gulf Papua New Guinea
Height: 106 cm
Description: f you look through books like Newton’s Art Styles of the Papuan Gulf you will soon realize that the really old boards from this region were often pierced and had pierced “ears”. Don’t let the smiling face fool you this boards spirit was sent to confuse the enemy during tribal raids and would have hung in the huge long houses this area is rightfully famous for.
Price: $4500 AUD