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Indo-Pacific Art

Ancestor Figure

19th century

Wood with shell inlay

41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.10a
Geography: 
Made in Leti, Indonesia
Culture: 
Leti
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Ex coll.: Asia Institute and Netherlands Gov't.Ile Letti figure (see Ref. p. 50)

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