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Komanlasoa Malaon


Flying fox effigy [netemporas] with striped wings coloured in white, brown and black, used in funeral ceremony c.1970 Place made: Yabkoetas Village, Malakula Island, Malampa Province, Vanuatu Melanesia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, tree fern, clay, ochres

Primary Insc: Not signed. Not dated Vanuatu
Dimensions: 31.0 h x 72.0 w x 10.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased by J-M Charpentier on behalf of the CAAB
Accession No: NGA 71.207.114