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Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Dragon-Snake Figure (Sandung)

19th century

Wood

100 × 49 × 6.5 cm (39 3/8 × 19 5/16 × 2 9/16 in.)
base: 38 × 20 × 8 cm (14 15/16 × 7 7/8 × 3 1/8 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.552
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Ngaju
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: A. Schoffel, France. Seller: Schoffel. Date acquired: 1999

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