Suspension Hook


From: New Guinea | Yentshemangua

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-50-334
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Guinea | Yentshemangua
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Cork | Pigment

Large human figure in wood, seated on wide double-hook crescent. Body and upper part of limbs covered with strongly marked carved representation of cicatrization. Two extra spikes for suspension of objects on base in triangular opening between lower leg and thigh; there are two more on back of base.

Height 102 cm
Width 90 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number 3 - Other Number

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