Iconography
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Oceania
Melanesia Figures Ancestor figuresMiscellaneous
PORTRAITS
Ancestor figures
Male
Further details
An object called a 'Teket' serving as an orators stand. The ancestral figure shown is known as a 'Wagen'.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Iatmul (Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea)
DATE
19th century - 20th century
LOCATION
Private collection
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Anthony Meyer, Oceanic Art, Cologne 1995, ill. 223
Acknowledgements
Courtesy and with permission for use © Anthony JP Meyer, Olaf Wipperfürth and Ludwig Könemann. All rights reserved for other authors.
Contact
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