Arapesh Figure

Arapesh
20th century


Object Place: Maprik Area, Papua New Guinea

Dimensions

92.71 cm (36 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.416

Medium or Technique

Wood, pigments

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

October 14, 1977, sold by Oceanic Primitive Arts, Ltd., New York, to William and Bertha Teel, Marblehead, MA; 1992, partial gift of William and Bertha Teel to the MFA; 2014, acquired fully with the bequest of William Teel to the MFA. (Accession Dates: June 30, 1992 and February 26, 2014)

Credit Line

Gift of William E. and Bertha L. Teel