Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ancestor Figure (Korwar)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Cenderawasih Bay region
Culture:
Cenderawasih Bay
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 8 1/4 x W. 2 3/4 x D. 3 1/4 in. (21 x 7 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1397
Not on view
(Stuttgarter Kunstkabinett Auction, Stuttgart, Germany, May 15, 1956, no. 732, through René d'Harnoncourt, New York); Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1956, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

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