Size: variable, approx. 6-8" x 3.5" x 3.5"
Individually hand made
Each Item is Unique, Size and detail will vary
Material: Natural plant & herb material, with a custom metal base
||Name: KORE SPIRIT
Time: c. 19th - 20th century
Location: Wokam & Minas Villages, Papua New Guinea
These original figures are individually hand carved by tribesmen in Wokam Village, Ramu River and Minias Village, Keram River, New Guinea as a personal protective deity. The tribesmen carry the small figure in their canoes, houses, and bilum bags for protection and as a hunting charm. Although the carvings are similar, each is completely unique, depending on the artistry and vision of the carver.