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Object Number:
29-50-322
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Feather
Description:
For construction cf. 29-50-319 and 29-50-321. Two elbows or legs. A third leg is formed by a male human-bird-headed figure whose head and neck project upwards forming the back of the chair. The figure is provided with a feather head ornament of the form of 29-50-61.
Height:
82cm
Length:
37.5cm
Width:
34cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
11   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.120
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[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, Fig 18
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[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1971. The Art of the Sepik River. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 73
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