Blade with human face

Blade with human face
Blade with human face
Date:
19th century or earlier
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Stone- Basalt
Dimensions:
12.7 cm (5.5 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Yambon (Yambun) Village; Manambu People
Provenance:

"Douglas Newton purchased the blade in Yambon village in 1973." (Catalog #11, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 85.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.111
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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