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METENELANG

Vanuatu


Artist's cultural association:
Malakula (Malekula) Island region
Dance wand [nampuki], head only, used in funeral ceremony, coloured in brown, black and cream ochres c.1970 Place made: Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, masks, wood, vegetable paste, ochres, boar tusks, cobweb, fibre

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 35.0 h x 23.0 w x 27.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.71