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Mansip

Vanuatu

Figure [mapux] used in the female namangki grade ceremony
coloured with red, black and cream ochres
c.1970 Place made: Vetpao Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, carved, ochres

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 99.5 h x 19.0 w x 19.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.46