NAGA WOOD FIGURE - OPIUM SMOKING

Harry L Neufeld

Konyak Naga - substantial, heavy wood figure with nicely carved face and mouth, depicting a chief or one of his associates squatting on his haunches in the typical Konyak style, smoking opium, an activity fostered by the British to quell the Konyak warriors' fierce, rebellious behavior

$2,500.00

Artwork details

Origin

Circa early - mid-20th century

Dimension

H 18IN x W 6IN x D 7IN

H 45.72CM x W 15.24CM x D 17.78CM

Provenance

Collected in Nagaland

Condition

Excellent

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