Pre-contact Coastal Sepik Ancestral Spirit Figure-New Guinea Art-Oceanic Art Pre-contact, stone-carved Coastal Sepik River figure, Murik Lakes area, Papua New Guinea. Field collected in the 1950s by Ingeborg de Beausacq, ex. Dr. Karl-Ferdinand Schadler, Sotheby’s New York 25 May 1999, ex. Berend Hoekstra Collection, Belgium, Sotheby’s Paris 21 June 2017. Figure dates to the mid/late 19th century, is 11 ¼” in height.