Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Door Board (Jovo or Tale)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
New Caledonia
Culture:
Kanak people
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H. 61 1/2 x W. 16 1/4 x D. 3 1/2 in. (156.2 x 41.3 x 8.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Architectural
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.130
Not on view
Possibly collected by Paul Fonbonne, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1930s, and descended through his family; a French collector, acquired before 1960, until 1992; [Paris dealer, until 1992]; [Loed van Bussell, Amsterdam, Netherlands, until 1992]; [Alan Brandt, New York, 1992–1995]

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, p. 93.



Related Objects

Door Board (Jovo or Tale)

Date: late 19th–early 20th century Medium: Wood, paint Accession: 1979.206.1758 On view in:Gallery 354

Door Board (Jovo or Tale)

Date: late 19th–early 20th century Medium: Wood, paint Accession: 1979.206.1759 On view in:Gallery 354

Engraved Bamboo Container (Kare U Ta)

Date: mid to late 19th century Medium: Bamboo Accession: 1978.412.1555 On view in:Gallery 354

Mask (Dagak)

Date: mid to late 19th century Medium: Wood, paint Accession: 1983.17 On view in:Gallery 354

Roof Finial

Date: 19th–early 20th century Medium: Wood Accession: 1979.206.1451 On view in:Gallery 354