Male Figure

Asmat, Papua Province, Indonesia
20th century


Dimensions

146.05 cm (57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1996.396

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigment

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

Before 1940, said to have been collected in Indonesia by a private collector and taken to the Netherlands [see note]. September, 1984, sold by Wayne Heathcote (dealer), New York and Paddington, N.S.W., Australia, to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1996, partial gift of William and Bertha Teel to the MFA; 2014, acquired fully with the bequest of William Teel to the MFA. (Accession Dates: December 18, 1996 and February 26, 2014)

NOTE: According to notes in the donor’s files.

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel