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Board in the form of a standing figure (bioma)

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Todd Barlin Gallery, Sydney, Australia; until 1990s, Allen Christensen, California; May 15, 2008 sold by Bonham's New York auction # 16124: Fine African and Oceanic Art, Lot 519 to an anonymous collector, Cambridge, MA; 2008, gift of the anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Indonesian, New Guinea, Papua, Wapo Creek area, early to mid-20th century


Overall: 110 x 25 cm (43 5/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment


Africa and Oceania