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House Post Figure

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Lake Sentani
Culture:
Sentani people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 27 3/4 x W. 24 1/2 x D. 6 1/2 in. (70.5 x 62.2 x 16.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Architectural
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1441
Not on view
Dr. Jacques Viot, Paris, collected Lake Sentani 1926 or 1929; [John J. Klejman, New York, until 1956]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1956, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1956–1978

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. 83.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 177.



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