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Suspension hook
Suspension hook
Date:
19th century or earlier
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pigment
Dimensions:
53 1/8 x 11 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Kanganaman Village; Iatmul People; Woliagwi Subgroup
Provenance:

"Arthur Speyer Collection, Eltville, Germany; Ernst Heinrich Collection, Bad Canstadt, Stuttgart." (Catalog #151, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 106.)

Accession Number:
2000.172.2
Acquisition Date:
2000-12-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Mrs. Paul L. Wattis Fund

Exhibition History:

1985-88 - Tribal Art Centre, Basel, 1985-88, "Art of the Sepik River."

Hook in the form of a Bird / Female Figure. Collected 1890-1900.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Spirit canoe, wuramon
Spirit canoe, wuramon (19th–early 20th century)
Bowl (Kekwewosi)
Bowl (Kekwewosi) (19th century)
Spirit board. Gope
Spirit board. Gope (19th–early 20th century)