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A Wooden Yam Ceremony Mask, Abelam People, New Guinea - SOLD

A Wooden Yam Ceremony Mask, Abelam People, New Guinea. These little masks are used during the annual yam ceremony. As is very common with these, it is made of balsa wood. It has a nice age patina from use in several yam cycles. Painted with clay-based locally made paint. It is 13 inches tall.

Priced at SOLD

 Total cost will be $85

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT SHIPPING COSTS: Shipping has gotten very pricey and changes regularly. I have no interest in making money on shipping costs. You can order with confidence. I promise you if I can ship your purchase for less than the quoted price I will immediately refund the difference. If it costs more than the quoted price I will honor that price.

*If I am shipping to you outside the US, please contact me for shipping costs. I will get back to you with a total.


To purchase this piece, or if you have any questions about it, Email Joe, call:
1-800-335-0275 or 605-342-5873 or use the form below.


Please note: All New Guinea artifacts are one-of-a-kind and subject to prior sale.
Please make all checks or money orders out to Reptile Gardens.