Oceanic Art - Je Stone, Dani People, Irian Jaya, West Papua

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Large je stone
Dani people, Irian Jaya, West Papua
Slate, ochre
18" (45.7 cm) high by 6.5" (16.5 cm) wide
Early 20th century
Je stones were used as bride price and as gifts for important occasions. This one has a small chip in the upper edge.


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