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Ancestral spirit board, hohao
Ancestral spirit board, hohao
Date:
C-14 dating: 1640–1880 (95.4% probability)
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood And Pigment
Dimensions:
172.7 x 45.1 x 8.9 cm (68 x 17 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Western Elema People; Orokola Language Speakers
Provenance:

"'P.L. Collection, 1910, Bresby, L.H.R.' (written on back); Petter Hallinan Collection, Australia." Catalog #434, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 157.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.84
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

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