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Figure ( Ti'i)

Date:
early 19th century or earlier
Geography:
Tahiti, Tautira region
Culture:
Maohi (Tahitian)
Medium:
Stone
Dimensions:
H. 23 x W. 17 x D. 11 in. (58.4 x 43.2 x 27.9 cm) Weightl: 220lb. (99.7913kg)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of the Wunderman Foundation, 1966
Accession Number:
1978.412.1505
Not on view
[Henri Kamer, Paris and New York]; The Wunderman Foundation, New York, until 1966; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1966–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 19.



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