Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

House Post or Door Jamb

19th century

Wood

106.05 x 29.21 x 19.69 cm (41 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.13
The bird carved into this post has the same posture and design as the small birds on some spoons from Timor.
Culture: 
Atoni
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Architectural Elements
Geography: 
Made in Timor, Indonesia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: E. Deletaille, Brussels

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