Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ancestor Head

19th century

Wood

48 x 14 x 12 cm (18 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.) base: 24 x 18 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.133
Geography: 
Made in Leti, Moluccas, Indonesia
Culture: 
Leti
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: Prof. Bernard B. Tursch. Seller: Prof. Bernard B. Tursch.

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