Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Funerary Carving (Malagan)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, New Ireland, New Ireland
Culture:
Northern New Ireland
Medium:
Wood, paint, shell
Dimensions:
H. 98 x W. 22 x D. 12 in. (248.9 x 55.9 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1955
Accession Number:
1978.412.706
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1955]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1955–1978

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. 55.

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