University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-50-322
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yentshemangua
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Feather
Height: 82 cm
Length: 37.5 cm
Width: 34 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:11 - Other Number

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.


Bibliography:

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

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