Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Finial for a Ceremonial House

Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Yuat River
Culture:
Biwat people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 35 1/2 x W. 9 3/4 x D. 9 1/4 in. (90.2 x 24.8 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1488
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1958–1978

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