Chalk Grave Marker.Iniet Secret Society

Iniet Figure, Iniet secret society. Tolai. Gazelle Peninsula. New Britain. Papua New Guinea. Figures such as this known as ‘Iniet’ were utilized for magical purposes within the context of a secret society and often buried. The figures are made of chalk and are quite fragile. This example is classical in form and depicts a seated male figure with hands to beard and elbows to knees. The figure has been reglued in several places which seems to be typical of any that come onto the market. Height is 320mm. Price on request.

Item SKU: 208
Price: $0.00
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