Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Spear Thrower

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Manam Island, Lower Sepik River
Culture:
Manam Island
Medium:
Wood, bamboo, fiber, paint
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/4 x W. 31 5/8 in. (8.3 x 80.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1498
Not on view
Ingeborg de Beausacq, New York, until 1958; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

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