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Neck Rest

Object Number:29-50-310
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Tambunum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Iconography:Cockatoo
Hornbill
Height: 13.7 cm
Length: 59.5 cm
Width: 18.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:573 - Other Number

Description

Carved from one piece of wood. Head rest on pierced base. At one end the representation of the head of a hornbill; at the other, of a (?) cockatoo.

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