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Figure

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu, Malakula
Culture:
Malakula
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 85 x W. 9 5/8 x D. 9 1/4 in. (215.9 x 24.4 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1450
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Ralph C. Altman, Los Angeles, until 1953]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1953, 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.



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