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Cenderawasih Bay Finial

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

79 x 10 cm (31 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.) base+object: 81 cm (31 7/8 in.)
Gift of Anne Mitro in memory of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal
2009.85.5
Culture: 
Mimika
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Cenderawasih Bay, West Papua, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

The Collection of Frieda and MIlton Rosenthal: African and Oceanic Art.

Bibliography: 

Sotheby’s, New York, The Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal: African and Oceanic Art, sale cat. (November 14, 2008), 148, fig. 76.

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 160–61, ill.

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