Spirit board, Kópe
"Collected by Thomas Schultze-Westrum in 1966." (Catalog #461, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 162.)
Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III
2005 - New Guinea Art. Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede. De Young Museum, San Francisco, 2005.
1972 - Olympic Village, Munich, 1972, "Weltkulturen und moderne Kunst."
Carved from one piece of wood. The face of a spirit figure is clearly discerned; the body is highly stylized: abdomen, navel, and other body parts are arranged symmetrically around a vertical axis.