Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Pair of Ancestor Figures

late 19th century

Wood, metal, beads and string

48 × 15 × 7 cm (18 7/8 × 5 7/8 × 2 3/4 in.) base: 18.3 × 12.5 × 12.5 cm (7 3/16 × 4 15/16 × 4 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.490
Culture: 
Naga
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Assam, India
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Frank, New York; G. Nelson, New York, by descent, J. Carlebach, New York

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