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Suspension Hook

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Object Number:
29-50-338
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Conventionalized human figure on crescentic double-hook base, represented as seated in the posture of , but lower legs do not appear. Cowries for eyes. Vertical row of 4 pierced semi-circular projections behind.
Height:
544cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.)
Other Number:
544   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Wingert, Paul S. 1953. Art of the South Pacific Islands. : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 25
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