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Loan Object

Ancestor Figure or Charm

19th century

Wood

7.8 × 1.5 × 2 cm (3 1/16 × 9/16 × 13/16 in.)
base: 6 × 3.6 × 3.6 cm (2 3/8 × 1 7/16 × 1 7/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.376
Geography: 
Made in Tanimbar, Moluccas, Indonesia
Culture: 
Tanimbar
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Frank, New York

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