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Provenance

Lynda Cunningham, New York; May 15, 2008, sold by Bonham's, New York auction # 16124: Fine African and Oceanic Art to an anonymous collector, Cambridge, MA; 2008, gift of the anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Indonesia,New Guinea,Papaua,Hunstein Mountains(B, early to mid-20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 76 x 14 cm (29 15/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1647

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture