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ISAAC


Artist's cultural association:
Northern New Ireland region
painted wood image of a human-like figure sitting on a pig's snout
central section for a vavara (wowara) concentric malagan (malanggan) sculpture
Title Notes: *Title changed to "vavara (wowara) concentric woven sculpture" by Michael Gunn who has worked extensively in northern New Ireland with people who both create and use vavara malagan sculptures. [MG 2012 September 28]
Place made: northern New Ireland region, New Ireland province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, lime, ochres, beads

Dimensions: 22.0 h x 10.0 w x 47.0 d cm
Accession No: NGA 68.86.B