Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Grade Figure

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu, Banks Islands, Torba province
Culture:
Banks Islands, Vanua Lava (?)
Medium:
Fernwood
Dimensions:
H. 56 x W. 17 x D. 9 3/4 in. (142.2 x 43.2 x 24.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.737
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Henri Kamer, Paris and New York, before 1959]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959-1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1972

Speiser, F. Die Kleinwüchsigen Asiens (Andamanen, Malacca, Philippinen, Wedda) und Beschreibung einzelner Inselgruppen Melanesiens [The Pygmy People of Asia in the Andamans, Malacca, the Philippines and Vedda, as well as a description of some Melanesian Island Groups. Basel, Switzerland, 1930.

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. 44.

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