Iconography
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Oceania
Melanesia Figures Guardian figures
PORTRAITS
Ancestor figures
Male
Further details
Depiction of a warrior ancestor wearing a turban in the form of a stave to be placed in the ground in front of a chiefly house.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Kanak (New Caledonia)
DATE
19th century - 20th century
LOCATION
Stuttgart, Linden-Museum (118.856)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Anthony Meyer, Oceanic Art, Cologne 1995, ill. 492
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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