FIGURE FOR MALAGAN
FIGURE FOR MALAGAN
FIGURE FOR MALAGAN
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FIGURE FOR MALAGAN

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

FIGURE FOR MALAGAN

Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

FIGURE FOR MALAGAN


Tabar Island, New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago

Wood, pigments, Turban snail (Turbo petholatus) opercula

Height: 46 ½ in (118 cm)

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Carl Haug, collected in situ in the village of Tatawe in 1907

Linden-Museum, Stuttgart (inv. no. 62875), acquired from the above in 1909

Ludwig Bretschneider, Munich, acquired from the above by exchange in 1967

Harry A. Franklin, Beverly Hills, acquired from the above before 1970


PUBLISHED

John Lunsford, Arts of Oceania, Dallas, 1970, n.p., cat. no. 91 (listed)

George R. Ellis, Oceanic Art: A Celebration of Form, San Diego, 2009, p. 45, cat. no. 24

Exhibited

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Arts of Oceania, October 10 - November 29, 1970

San Diego Museum of Art, Oceanic Art: A Celebration of Form, January 31, 2009 - January 3, 2010

Pacific Art from the Collection of Harry A. Franklin
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