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Asmat Male Figure

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Provenance

Between 1958 and 1960, acquired in the Asmat region of Papua New Guinea. 1976, sold by Bernheimer Gallery, Cambridge, MA, to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1996, fractional gift of William and Bertha Teel to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 1996)

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel

Asmat peoples, New Guinea, Papua Province, Indonesia,

Dimensions

114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number

1996.391

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture