Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Ancestor Figure

19th–early 20th century

Wood; carved

146 x 16 x 14 cm (57 1/2 x 6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.) base: 54.4 x 25 x 25 cm (21 7/16 x 9 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.730
Culture: 
Sumba
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Sumba, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: R. Vanderstukken, Bali; Dr. Groote & E. Deletaille, Brussels

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