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Hornbill Figure

Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Prince Alexander Mountains, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Abelam people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 44 1/4 xW. 23 1/2 x D. 4 3/8in. (112.4 x 59.7 x 11.1cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1963
Accession Number:
1978.412.820
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1963]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 187.



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