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    THE COLLECTION OF PAUL GREGORY AND JANET GAYNOR

    A CARVED NEW GUINEA TOTEM FIGURE "THE SILENT WARRIOR"
    Late 19th/early 20th century
    87 inches (221.0 cm)

    Carved in a stylized manner from a single piece of wood, and retains inset shells to represent eyes, this example is to be positioned at the entrance of the home to guard it from evil.

    Paul Gregory became interested in New Guinea art and artifacts during the filming of The Naked and the Dead.




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    Auction Dates
    March, 2011
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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