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$295.00Snake Carving

Snake Carving | Period: Early 20th Century | Material: Hardwood
Product:Snake CarvingPrice:$295.00
Material:HardwoodPeriod:Early 20th Century
Origin:Central AustraliaMake:
Size:70 l cms
Condition:Very good for age.
Dealer:Shop 9 - Antipodes AntiquesStock No.:1466l
Additional Comments:

Aboriginal carved and decorated snake. Ceremonial object (fetish) probably associated with the Rainbow Serpent myth cycle. Transition piece incorporating both traditional materials of wood and ochreplus contemporary paints and eyes.