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Funerary Carving (Malagan)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Northern New Ireland, New Ireland
Culture:
Northern New Ireland
Medium:
Wood, paint, shell, vegetable fiber
Dimensions:
H. 26 1/4 x W. 3 13/16 x D. 3 1/2 in. (66.7 x 9.7 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1486
Not on view
M. Kegel, Blankenese-Hambourg, Germany, until 1950; [Charles Ratton, Paris, 1950–1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

Dagen, Philippe, and Maureen Murphy. Charles Ratton: L'invention des arts primitifs. Paris: Skira Flammarion, 2013, p. 109, 78.



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