Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Platter (Siye Kon)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu, Ambrym Island
Culture:
Ambrym Island (?)
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 7 x W. 17 3/4 x D. 40 in. (17.8 x 45.1 x 101.6 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Containers
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1961
Accession Number:
1978.412.763
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. John J. Klejman, New York, until 1960; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

Speiser, F. Die Kleinwüchsigen Asiens (Andamanen, Malacca, Philippinen, Wedda) und Beschreibung einzelner Inselgruppen Melanesiens [The Pygmy People of Asia in the Andamans, Malacca, the Philippines and Vedda, as well as a description of some Melanesian Island Groups. Basel, Switzerland, 1930.



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