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Finial for a Ceremonial House

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Iatmul people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 31 1/2 x W. 6 x D. 10 in. (80 x 15.2 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Meta Legat, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.416.3
Not on view
Collection of Gosschalk, acquired by ca. 1932; Meta Legat, Dreibergen, Germany and New York, until 1979; Estate of Meta Legat, 1979–1985

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