Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ancestor Triad Statue

19th century

Wood and rattan

37.5 x 19 x 10 cm (14 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.) base: 7.5 x 5 x 6.3 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.384
Culture: 
Nias
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Nias, Indonesia
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: E.E. Gronenvett-Peeters, Rotterdam. S. Alpert, Dallas.

Bibliography: 

Indonesie-Oceanie, Kunst uit particulier bezit. (Rotterdam, Netherlands: Museum voor Land- en Volkenkunde, 1965), no. 198.

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