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Serge Schoffel - Art Premier

Uli figure
Wood, dark sooty patina
Papua-New-Guinea, New Ireland, Mandak people, 19th century
H 52.2 cm
C14 test
Provenance: Museum für Völkerkunde, Frankfurt-am-Main, before 1920, n° N.S.25356; Arthur Speyer, Berlin, circa 1922; John J. Klejman, New York; William Ziff, New York
Literature: P. Collins Gifford Jr., The iconology of the Uli Figure of Central New Ireland, Columbia University Thesis, 1974, plate 140

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