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Suspension Hook

Object Number:29-50-338
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Yamanum
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 73.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:544 - Other Number

Description

Conventionalized human figure on crescentic double-hook base, represented as seated in the posture of , but lower legs do not appear. Cowries for eyes. Vertical row of 4 pierced semi-circular projections behind.

Bibliography:

[Book] Wingert, Paul S. 1953. Art of the South Pacific Islands.. Thames & Hudson. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Fig. 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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