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, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 43 x W. 9 x D. 10 in. (109.2 x 22.9 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1972
Accession Number:
1978.412.718
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1951]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1951, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1972; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1972–1978

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. 57.

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