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Masing Daniel


Figure, male [temesmeleu], clay-covered wood with all over striped pattern in black, white and brown ochres, made as part of a ceremony to appease the devil, Metev Place made: Vetpao Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, figurines, wood, clay, boar tusks, ochre

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 128.0 h x 22.0 w x 26.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.110