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Loan Object

Ancestor Figure

18th century or earlier

Wood

138.43 × 41.91 × 24.77 cm (54 1/2 × 16 1/2 × 9 3/4 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2014.8.84
Geography: 
Made in Malawi River, Borneo
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Ot Danum
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

First collected by Michael Palmieri, American living in Bali, in 1979. Sold to Thomas Murray, Mill Valley, CA in 1984. Sold to Judith Hilburg, CA, in 1987. Sold to Thomas Jaffe, New York, 2014.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.