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Presentation axe handle, valela vaiguaand, and blade, benam
Presentation axe handle, valela vaiguaand, and blade, benam
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Rattan, And Stone
Dimensions:
68.6 x 33 x 3.8 cm (27 x 13 x 1 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Probably Southern Massim
Provenance:

"Francesco Pellizzi Collection, New York." (Catalog #425, New Guinea Art: Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede, 2005, Volume 2, p. 155.)

Accession Number:
2007.44.88
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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