Suspension hooks from the Middle Sepik River were tied up high in the rafters and important, valuable and ritual objects were kept in string bags suspended from the hooks—to keep the contents away from both rats and children. This example shows great age and has an engaging mud fish design with radiating eyes—remains of red and white pigments can be seen in the carved recesses. The patina is dark and glossy in parts. The pieces comes from the Lynda Cunningham Collection, dates to the early 20th century, stands 13-5/8” (34.4 cm) in height and sells for $4200. Questions?