Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Architectural Ornament

19th–early 20th century
Paiwan people
W. 31 1/2 in. (80 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1987
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 355
#1761. Architectural Ornament
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[Gallery J. Visser, Brussels and Amsterdam, until 1981]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1981–1987

Kamer, Hélène. Arts de Taiwan. Paris: Henri Kamer Gallerie, Inc., 1973.

Capistrano-Baker, Florina H. Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, no. 59, pp.112-113.

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, no. 154, pp. 259–260.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, pp. 124–25.

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