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Spirit figure, kakáme
Spirit figure, kakáme
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Mangrove Root And Pigment
Dimensions:
21.5 x 33 x 13.5 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Karati Village-new Settlement From Meagoma Village; NE Kiwai Lang (Gope Dialect)
Provenance:

"Collected by Thomas Schultze-Westrum in 1966." (Catalog #455, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 161.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.81
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.

1984 - Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984, "Primitivism in 20th Century Art."

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