Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Canoe Prow Ornament

Date:
mid-19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, New Ireland
Culture:
Northern New Ireland
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 22 x W. 10 5/8 x D. 4 5/8 in. (55.9 x 27 x 11.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1972
Accession Number:
1978.412.726
Not on view
Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, until 1958; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

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