Papua New Guinea Yipwon Figure

Papua New Guinea Yipwan Figure

This Yipwon figure from Papua New Guinea reportedly decorated the walls of the Bali Hai Supper Club in St Paul, MN.

Yipwon are characterized by a one-leg base and opposing-hook imagery.

Similar Yipwon figures can be found on pages 42 and 43 of Night of the Tiki - The Art of Shag, Schmaltz and Selected Primitive Oceanic Carvings by Douglas A. Nason.

Found in the Carving and Twin Cities Collections.

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