Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Suspended Bowl

early to mid-19th century
Marquesas Islands
Marquesan (Enata) people
Coconut shell, bone, seeds, fiber
H. 4 3/4 x Diam. 6 5/8 in. (12.1 x 16.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
Harry G. Beasley, Chiselhurst, UK; [Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

Kjellgren, Eric, and Carol S. Ivory. Adorning the World: Art of the Marquesas Islands. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2005, 77, 110-11.

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