Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Gable figure (Tekoteko)

Date:
1820s
Geography:
New Zealand
Culture:
Maori people, Te Arawa
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 26 x W. 11 1/4 x D. 3 1/4 in. (66 x 28.6 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1437
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 353
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

Mead, Hirini (Sidney) Moko, ed. Te Maori: Maori Art from New Zealand Collections. New York, 1985.

Kjellgren, Eric. Oceania: Art of the Pacific Islands in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007, no. 188, pp. 309–311.

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, p. 168.

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