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Loan Object

Box with Small Ancestor Figures

18th–19th century

Wood

c - top: 12 3/8 × 3 11/16 × 2 3/16 in. (31.5 × 9.4 × 5.5 cm)
a - large figure: 6 13/16 × 1 9/16 × 1 9/16 in. (17.3 × 4 × 4 cm)
b - small figure: 5 7/8 × 1 9/16 × 1 9/16 in. (15 × 4 × 3.9 cm)
d - bottom: 12 7/16 × 3 11/16 × 2 3/16 in. (31.6 × 9
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.375
Geography: 
Made in Leti, Moluccas, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
Culture: 
Leti
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: J. Hope, London

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