House post

House post
House post
Date:
ca. 17th–19th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood And Pigment
Dimensions:
256 x 43 x 23 cm (100 13/16 x 16 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Sawos People
Provenance:

Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art

Accession Number:
2007.44.4
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

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

Exhibition History:

2005 - New Guinea Art. Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede. De Young Museum, San Francisco, 2005.

1985-88 - Tribal Art Centre, Basel, 1985-88, "Authority and Ornament," New York venue only. IBM Gallery (NEED TO CONFIRM).

1979 - National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1979, "The Art of the Pacific Islands."

Carved from one piece of wood in form of male figure from thighs upwards including tall headdress. There are traces of red, white and yellow ochre pigment.

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