Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close-button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Club

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu, Ambrym Island
Culture:
Ambrym Island
Medium:
Wood, fiber
Dimensions:
L. 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1395
Not on view
The Grandson of Malmer'r of Libi, Ambryn Island, New Hebrides; William O. Oldman, London; [John J. Klejman, New York, until 1956]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1956, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

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.



Related Objects

Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal)

Date: mid-20th century Medium: Wood, vegetable fiber, pig tusks, glass, metal, paint Accession: 1979.206.1697 On view in:Gallery 354

Slit Gong (Atingting kon)

Artist: Tin Mweleun (commissioned by Tain Mal) Date: mid to late 1960s Medium: Wood, paint Accession: 1975.93 On view in:Gallery 354

Spear Foreshaft

Date: late 19th–early 20th century Medium: Wood, bamboo, fiber Accession: 1979.206.1414 On view in:Gallery 354

Grade Figure

Date: early to mid-20th century Medium: Fernwood, paint Accession: 1978.270 On view in:Gallery 354

Platter

Date: 19th–early 20th century Medium: Wood Accession: 1978.412.1535 On view in:Gallery 354