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Resonator (Ngganggawok) for a Sacred Flute

late 19th–early 20th century
Papua New Guinea, Washkuk Hills, Mariwai village, Upper Sepik River region
Kwoma people
Ceramic, paint
H. 16 x Diam. 9 in. (40.6 x 22.9 cm)
Ceramics-Musical Instruments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
Not on view
Hibpfo family, Hamakwa clan, Washkuk, Papua New Guinea; Wayne Heathcote, Australia, Papua New Guinea, until 1966; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1966–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969-1978.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 186.

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