Description & Technical information

A rare male effigy figure shown standing with schematic features.   Ex coll. :  Ex coll. :  the Danish artist Werner Pawl (1918-1970). Subsequently collection David Utzon-Frank, Copenhagen. See identical examples in the Gustav Holm collection in the Danish national museum, Copenhagen and in the Greenland National Museum in Nuuk.

Origin:  Ammassalik Eskimos, South East Greenland.
Medium: Wood with a fine patina of age and wear.
Dimensions: 11 cm (4³/₈ inches)
Literature: See the two photographes by Robert Gessain of a man making grimaces showing the typical short-side male hair cut.
Categories: Tribal Art