Canoe Prow, Osu, Wood, paint, Asmat people

Canoe Prow

Artist:
Osu
Date:
mid-20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Papua Province (Irian Jaya), Erma, Pomatsj River
Culture:
Asmat people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 59 x W. 10 x D. 13 1/2 in. (149.9 x 25.4 x 34.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection; Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller and Mrs. Mary C. Rockefeller, 1965
Accession Number:
1978.412.1119
Not on view
Michael C. Rockefeller Expedition, collected 1961; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961–1965; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965–1978

Museum of Primitive Art. The Art of the Asmat, New Guinea: Collected by Michael C. Rockefeller. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1962.

Rockefeller, Michael Clark. The Asmat of New Guinea: The Journal of Michael Clark Rockefeller, edited by Adrianus Alexander Gerbrands. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1967, p. 260, A.